What set him off? She probably told Daddy-o that marinated goats’ eyeballs were GROSS, and that she really did not care that her forefathers had been eating them for a hundred generations- McDonald’s ROCKS!!!/s;)
But, they do have their hardliners. A woman I work with dresses very western, as do most of them, but told me about coming home from work one day and seeing her "psycho-terrorist-uncle's" (her words) car in the driveway. She headed to a friend's house for a while since she was dressed completely western and didn't feel like putting up with the uncle's ranting.
They really ought to vet the Iraqis coming to the US more carefully and weed out those hardline Islamofacist types. Those are the ones most prone to terrorism.