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A Quote for the Day – from Bart

South Park – We’d stand beside you if we weren’t so scared.”

– scribbled on the blackboard by Bart Simpson on last Sunday’s show.

This, of course, a reference to eliminating the image of Mohammed as a member of the Super Best Friends on South Park due to fear of Muslim threats.

(There’s a great article in the Telegraph, UK.)

And this from Seattle cartoonist Molly Norris:

Let’s see if Cartoonists will stand up in the face of Muslim religious threats…

I took this off Professor Jonathan Turley’s blog (http://jonathanturley.org):
clipped from jonathanturley.org

Seattle Cartoonist Declares May 20th as “Everybody Draw Mohammed Day”

While a Saudi lawyer is suing in England over the Danish cartoon controversy (here), Seattle cartoonist Molly Norris has declared May 20th “Everybody Draw Mohammed Day.” Norris took the action after the shameful decision of Comedy Central to censor an episode of South Park after Muslims threatened to kill the creators of South Park for showing Mohammed in a bear suit.

Norris has asked other artists to submit drawings as part of Citizens Against Citizens Against Humor (CACAH) on May 20th.

She will have difficulty finding a publisher. While newspapers have supported the cartoonists in the Danish case, you will notice that no images of Mohammed appear in the leading papers, including pictures of the cartoon in articles discussing the controversy.

For the full story, click here.

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