Skip to comments.Why Would the Washington Post Hire Someone Like Jamal Khashoggi?
Posted on 10/22/2018 12:42:45 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
The Washington Post is indignant that hard-line Republicans and conservative commentators are mounting a whispering campaign against Jamal Khashoggi, supposedly in order to protect President Trump from criticism of his handling of the dissident journalists alleged murder by operatives of Saudi Arabia.
The Post hits these hardliners for highlighting Khashoggis ties to the Muslim Brotherhood, and claims that while Khashoggi was once sympathetic to Islamist movements, he moved toward a more liberal, secular point of view.
In reality, Khashoggi was the real hardliner, supporting jihad violence and Sharia right up to the time of his murder -- even in his recent Post columns. This raises questions about why the paper hired him as a columnist in the first place.
As recently as August 28, 2018, Khashoggi wrote in the Post:
The United Statess aversion to the Muslim Brotherhood, which is more apparent in the current Trump administration, is the root of a predicament across the entire Arab world. The eradication of the Muslim Brotherhood is nothing less than an abolition of democracy and a guarantee that Arabs will continue living under authoritarian and corrupt regimes.
While positing the Muslim Brotherhood as the standard-bearer of democracy in the Arab world, Khashoggi did not deny that its aspiration is to impose Sharia wherever it can. He wrote: There can be no political reform and democracy in any Arab country without accepting that political Islam is a part of it. And he warned: It is wrong to dwell on political Islam, conservatism and identity issues when the choice is between having a free society tolerant of all viewpoints and having an oppressive regime.
Would Muslim Brotherhood rule really result in a free society tolerant of all viewpoints? During the Egyptian presidential campaign of 2012, the Muslim Brotherhood Freedom and Justice Party candidate Mohamed Morsi (who was elected) declared:
The Quran is our constitution, the Prophet is our leader, jihad is our path and death in the name of Allah is our goal
Today we can establish Sharia law because our nation will acquire well-being only with Islam and Sharia. The Muslim Brothers and the Freedom and Justice Party will be the conductors of these goals.
Jihad is our path. As I show in great detail in my book The History of Jihad From Muhammad to ISIS, throughout 1,400 years of Islamic history, Muslims pursuing jihad as their path have been the cause of unfathomable levels of misery and suffering for non-Muslims whose sole crime was to believe in the wrong religion. Hardly a sound basis for a free society tolerant of all viewpoints.
Sharia law, once established, allows for the beating of disobedient women (Quran 4:34), the devaluation of womens testimony (Quran 2:282), the devaluation of womens inheritance rights (Quran 4:3), the taking of sex slaves (Quran 4:3, 4:24, 23:1-6, 33:50, and 70:30), the death penalty for leaving Islam (Quran 4:89), and much more that hardly provides for a free society tolerant of all viewpoints.
The MSMLSD bunch are all up in arms over his death but were eerily quiet over the four Americans killed in Benghazi.
Sometimes, bad things happen to bad people.
Why Would the Washington Post Hire Someone Like Jamal Khashoggi?
Hoping the Camal with his nose under the tent would give them good inside info on bad Republicans?
Yes, they should be asked why they hired an Islamic cult and Muslim Brotherhood terrorist. Should the Washington Post be sanctioned by the government for hiring him?
Because the WaPo is a Deep State/CIA operation.
I don’t recall the Post making such a big deal about the assassination of Anwar al-Awlaki, Adam Gadahn and Ahmed Farouq in Obama’s drone war - a violation of US law. I’m pretty sure that, intentional or not, whoever killed Khashoggi didn’t violate any Saudi law - particularly if he was somehow involved in a coup attempt. I’m equally sure that I really don’t give a shit what happened to him and, once again, the Dems and the MSM are over-playing their hand as more information leaks out about Khashoggi.
The WARMONGERS on the LEFT never fails to SHOCK ME!!
And why had Americans never heard of him until someone got fed up with his BS and dusted him?
He's got it - that's the reason - and it's the reason NOT one member of the editorial board supports Trump.
Not just Obama and his cohorts but apparently, McCain and Graham looked at the MB positively.
Hopefully, Graham is smarter now. Why McCain probably snapped at Bachmann that time.
Ah, because he hates America as much or more than they do?
Because the WP is a vicious anti-American propaganda ministry for all Leftist organizations, and does everything it possibly can to harm our country. NEVER TRUST THE WP or the NYT.
WP hates America.
They support terrorists.
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