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Media Watch, 1
Friday, November 12, 2004
The van Gogh killing is indeed like 9/11 in one respect; too many left intellectuals are saying he brought it on himself by criticising Islam.
Stefan Beck reminds us that "In moral terms, there is precious little difference between murdering a crude, blustering filmmaker and murdering schoolchildren in Beslan. Too much of the commentary on Theo van Gogh has obscured this fact".
You just can't say it too often.