Uncle Osama wants you

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Too much work, constant deadlines, and a general disgust with the state of geopolitics has made me reduce my reading of the media to a bare minimum. It’s too easy to get stressed out and crazy from the barrage of propaganda, lies, and distorted truths in the mediasphere. Blogs are no better, in general, but I still find myself drawn back to Orcinus regularly. In a post about the legislators who walked out to protest a prayer by a Muslim cleric, Neiwert articulates something he calls “The Orcinus Principium”:

Those who foment war against Islam are objectively furthering the agenda of Osama bin Laden, and are thus an effective Al Qaeda ‘fifth column.’