Skip to comments.Alleged anti-Muslim attacker works at pro-Park51 group
Posted on 08/25/2010 11:42:26 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
The apparent anti-Muslim assault on a New York city cabbie by a man shouting Assalamu Alaikum. Consider this a checkpoint" produced an immediate round of recriminations over its connection to opposition to a New York Islamic Center and an apparent rising tide of Islamophobia.
But as often at the intersection of politics and violent crime, the story doesn't appear to fit any easy stereotype: The alleged assailant, Michael Enright, is according to his Facebook profile and the website of the left-leaning media organization Intersections International a student at the School of Visual Arts and a volunteer for Intersections, which recently produced a statement of support for the Park51 project, and is funded by the mainstream, liberal Collegiate Church of New York.
Intersections did not respond to two messages, and the group does not appear to be picking up the phone. Enright did not respond to a message through his Facebook account.
But this appears to be the same man: Police described Enright as a resident of Brewster, 21, and an employee of an "Internet media company who had recently spent time with a combat unit in Afghanistan filming military exercises until this past May."
(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...
Glad to see my first suspisions were correct......
“Anything to further the cause” is the “reason” applied.
My my my
Of course not.... unless he was identified with the Tea Party movement.
Another 21 year old willing idiot brainwashed into committing crimes against his country ... these kids are so screwed up by the educational system today.
Sounds like your basic whack-job. Next stop: the memory hole.
“I figured it was a teaparty guy mad about Obamacare...”
It smelled funny to me from the start; it was just WAY too convenient to the ‘Islamaphobia’ meme.
Will the media report this?
They might not - it’s Obamaland....
Well... uhmmm... well, I think we all know that's what lurks in the hearts of these islamophobe bigots. He just gave voice and action to their desires as a learning moment.
This young man is a hero!
“But as often at the intersection of politics and violent crime, the story doesn’t appear to fit any easy stereotype: The alleged assailant, Michael Enright, is according to his Facebook profile and the website of the left-leaning media organization Intersections International a student at the School of Visual Arts and a volunteer for Intersections, which recently produced a statement of support for the Park51 project, and is funded by the mainstream, liberal Collegiate Church of New York.”
Even when a libtard does what libtards do best, they have to sell it in a way that spreads the “Republicans are violent racists” meme. Predictable.
So what happened, somebody beat up a moslum? Kick ‘em all out. islam is the enemy of the Constitution, of individual Freedoms, of Women. Its a cancerous spreading tumor, deal with it like that.
Typical move from the Left’s playbook.
I’m willing to bet the story continues without the new info.
Might. Every nutcase in the world is going to make note of this one.
So, this lefty stabbed a Muslim cabdriver and tried to come off as a Tea Party conservative? Because they are going to start the dirty tricks early for the fall election.
Gad, if it were not so transparent it would be so deadly.
Didn’t Nero do this? And Hitler? tsk tsk.
Reichstag incidents from the left and from Muslims are becoming a dime a dozen.
Couldn’t find his Facebook page...
VANDAL WHO FIREBOMBED CARNAHANS OFFICE IDENTIFIED Hes a Dem Operative & Disgruntled Employee Who Didnt Get Paid
Posted by Jim Hoft on Wednesday, August 25, 2010, 8:48 AM
Last Tuesday August 17, 2010, Rep. Russ Carnahans office was reportedly vandalized and firebombed at 2 AM in the morning. Hours later police arrested a suspect for the crime and held him for several hours.
Of course, when the firebombing was reported local leftists blamed the tea party activists.
Then things got really weird. The police released the suspect and the Carnahan camp went silent. Carnahan employees were seen dumping documents into a dumpster but refused to to talk to reporters. There was a complete blackout on information.
As predictable as the sunrise. The same as the nooses and swastikas. Next, it’l be anonymous, untraceable e-mail death threats.
A commie lib willing to MURDER a member of a minority group they claim to protect? All to pin it on the Right? All for VOTES???????
If I were a Black American, or a gay...I would be in fear of my “friends” right now.
Shouldn’t we warn them?
Socialists (National and otherwise) and Muslims are pretty much the same thing. The biggest difference I can determine is that one of the prophets is not a known pedophile.
LOL! Good point!
The alleged anti-Muslim cabbie stabber made "nonsensical" statements to police after his arrest, a law enforcement source told me just now, adding to the puzzle over what drove Michael Enright to the apparent hate crime.
But the source said investigators see no evident connection to the Park51 project.
As I mentioned before, freighting a single violent crime with political meaning, as seems to be happening with this one, requires a lot of care.
UPDATE: The head of the group for which Enright volunteers, Intersections International, also just released a statement on the incident:
The alleged perpetrator is not an employee and has never been an employee of Intersections. There is a person who fits the description of the alleged perpetrator who has worked with us as a volunteer, but until we get further confirmation of the details in this incident, we cannot comment.
More at the link.
DOn’t let the Left get away with their initial Rep damning for this!
Lefty PC indoctrinated white-guilt ridden do-gooder who finally couldn’t take it anymore flips out!
Is the reality.
we have been for decades...tough sh!t now...
Sounds like a case failed agent provocateur by the left.
Sounds like a case failed agent provocateur by the left.
Staging an incident? Naw. Lefties are much too honest and upright for that./sarc
Excellent. May others spread this excellent point.
OK, so an individual leftist is capable of murder in order to further the cause.
What would a committed person, say, on the level of 0bama be willing to do?
We already know that he’s surrounded himself with “like minded” people who have, in the past, recommended Malthusian population control...
Give him some credit, though. He convinced me to emigrate to Israel. All he needed to do was beg questions such as that which you’ve just asked.
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