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Where was the 'Where's Muhammad?' cartoon?
Washington Post ^ | October 10, 2010 | Andrew Alexander, Ombudsman

Posted on 10/10/2010 9:30:13 AM PDT by Second Amendment First

"Non Sequitur" is a popular comic that runs daily in about 800 newspapers, including this one. But the "Non Sequitur" cartoon that appeared in last Sunday's Post was not the one creator Wiley Miller drew for that day.

Editors at The Post and many other papers pulled the cartoon and replaced it with one that had appeared previously. They were concerned it might offend and provoke some Post readers, especially Muslims.

Miller is known for social satire. But at first glance, the single-panel cartoon he drew for last Sunday seems benign. It is a bucolic scene imitating the best-selling children's book "Where's Waldo?" A grassy park is jammed with activity. Animals frolic. Children buy ice cream. Adults stroll and sunbathe. A caption reads: "Where's Muhammad?"

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: islam; islamicviolence; muslims; muslimviolence; muslsims; obama; palin
What a bunch of cowards and wussies the MSM are.

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1 posted on 10/10/2010 9:30:16 AM PDT by Second Amendment First
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To: Second Amendment First

Yep, the same people who call Timothy McVeigh a Christian terrorist, and try to draw equivalence between Islamic terror and alleged Christian terror, want to censor satire against Mohammed. These are the same people who think that a crucifix in a jar of urine is art.

The fact is, the liberals are afraid of Muslims. They are Islamophobic, in that, they don’t want to provoke the wrath of Muslims by satirizing Mohammed. These same people have no fear of Christian terrorists for sticking the crucifix in urine. That’s the difference between Christian terror and Islamic terror.


2 posted on 10/10/2010 9:34:14 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Second Amendment First

Attending to business? Only one place I can guess.


3 posted on 10/10/2010 9:34:19 AM PDT by Bringbackthedraft (The candidate they smear the most is the one they fear the most.)
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Need a 'crescent' on that out-house...

4 posted on 10/10/2010 9:38:55 AM PDT by evets (beer)
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To: evets

bump


5 posted on 10/10/2010 9:42:20 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both.)
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To: Second Amendment First

I think it is perfectly clear where Muhammad can be found. Take a look at the small building at the top of the drawing with the cat sitting on it. He is obviously in the basment of that building.

Having been raised on a farm starting 65 years ago I recognize an outhouse when I see one


6 posted on 10/10/2010 9:43:06 AM PDT by SPI-Man (Getting dangerously close to being too old to cut the mustard anymore)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

The same newspapers that constantly try to tell us that islam is a religion of peace are simultaneously cowering in fear about offending the peaceful muzzies.


7 posted on 10/10/2010 9:46:18 AM PDT by Second Amendment First ("Stripping motivated people of their dignity and rubbing their noses in it is a very bad idea.")
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To: SPI-Man

My dog made a pile of muhammad in the yard this morning.


8 posted on 10/10/2010 9:49:26 AM PDT by Second Amendment First ("Stripping motivated people of their dignity and rubbing their noses in it is a very bad idea.")
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To: Second Amendment First
Post editors believe their decision was prudent, given the past cartoon controversies and heightened sensitivities surrounding Islam. But it also can be seen as timid. And it sets an awfully low threshold for decisions on whether to withhold words or images that might offend.

This paper is afraid of islam. Everything which is not islam offends islam. Therefore, all content must pass an islam test before it goes into print. So the Post is now a Saudi paper, not an American paper. The Washington Post is dead. The author wasted two pages when this final paragraph would do.

9 posted on 10/10/2010 9:50:56 AM PDT by Seven plus One
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To: Second Amendment First
  Mohammed is nowhere man. 


10 posted on 10/10/2010 9:51:08 AM PDT by Lady Jag (Double your income... Fire the government)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
That’s the difference between Christian terror and Islamic terror.

Yup, one is a straw man conjured up by the left and the media, the other is a fact of life in a lot of countries.

11 posted on 10/10/2010 9:56:45 AM PDT by YankeeReb
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To: Second Amendment First
Well, get ready for the inevitable outrage from the jihadist set and those who love them for the mere printing of the pedoprophet’s name by the accursed infidels. For some reason I'm now hungry for bacon.
12 posted on 10/10/2010 9:57:01 AM PDT by Free in Texas (You a Hopey-Changey? How's it feel to be one of Obama's lap dogs? What if he quits feeding you?)
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To: Second Amendment First
The same newspapers that constantly try to tell us that islam is a religion of peace are simultaneously cowering in fear about offending the peaceful muzzies

THIS!
13 posted on 10/10/2010 10:11:56 AM PDT by MDspinboyredux
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To: evets

14 posted on 10/10/2010 10:42:23 AM PDT by Bean Counter (Now what kind of a geroo are you anyway?)
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To: Second Amendment First
Oddly, The Post published a similar cartoon by Miller at the height of the Danish cartoon controversy in 2006. It showed a street artist next to a sign reading: "Caricatures of Muhammad While You Wait!"

http://zombietime.com/mohammed_image_archive/

Don't worry, Mr Ombudsman, you won't have to wait long. The server is fast.

15 posted on 10/10/2010 10:52:31 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Lady Jag

Thanks, now that song will be stuck in my head all afternoon.


16 posted on 10/10/2010 10:54:05 AM PDT by SouthTexas ("Global Climate Disruption" = More bovine excrement)
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To: SouthTexas

Thanks, I’d managed to forget it.

It’s hard to forget because it is so true.


17 posted on 10/10/2010 11:01:50 AM PDT by Lady Jag (Double your income... Fire the government)
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To: Second Amendment First
Found him!
18 posted on 10/10/2010 11:05:23 AM PDT by ApplegateRanch (Made in America, by proud American citizens, in 1946.)
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To: Lady Jag

:)


19 posted on 10/10/2010 11:06:00 AM PDT by SouthTexas ("Global Climate Disruption" = More bovine excrement)
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To: Second Amendment First

There’s a delightful comedian/ventriloquist who had a dummy called “Achmed, the dead terrorist,” or something like that. Sadly, Achmed has dematerialized.


20 posted on 10/10/2010 12:11:11 PM PDT by Silentgypsy
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To: Second Amendment First

21 posted on 10/10/2010 12:18:50 PM PDT by Iron Munro (I prayed: "O Lord make my enemies ridiculous." And God granted it - He sent the Obamas.)
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To: SouthTexas

22 posted on 10/10/2010 12:18:52 PM PDT by CanaGuy (Go Harper!)
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To: Silentgypsy

http://www.jeffdunham.com/


23 posted on 10/10/2010 12:26:50 PM PDT by Rastus
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To: Second Amendment First
My feelings about the Washington Compost, Mohammed and freedom of speech need not be defended or explained by me.

However, if I were an average cartoon reader and was not an educated freeper, I wouldn't get the point of the "humor" either.

.......and I'm still straining to get it even though I AM an educated freeper.

Leni

24 posted on 10/10/2010 12:27:59 PM PDT by MinuteGal (Are any Americans better off than they were 4 trillion dollars ago?)
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To: ApplegateRanch

“FOUND HIM”

My thought exactly! If there’s not death, destruction, rapes of women , or beheadings nowhere in sight-—then islam and mohamhead must be absent.


25 posted on 10/10/2010 12:31:04 PM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like what you say))
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