On Sunday, two gunmen entered an event sponsored by the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) with one objective in mind: to kill as many attendees of the “Draw Mohammed Contest” as they possibly could. Thanks to the preparedness of the event coordinators and the local police, there was one injury, that of a police officer defending those present. The Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for the attack. Yesterday, we discussed how differently the attack has been treated from a similar one in Paris at the offices of Charlie Hebdo.
You wouldn’t know from the media coverage of the event that those responsible were from ISIS, however. The media has turned Geller into Public Enemy No. 1. Here are some visual representations of that fact on various homepages of news organizations across the web:
In a sane world, the attack would refocus attention on the threat of Islamic terrorism.
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