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Bill Cosby: We Should All Be More Like Muslims

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Bill Cosby has caused consternation amongst people in the past but this time he is sticking it to Islamophobes, including many on the Right who can’t countenance anyone saying anything positive about Muslims and rather “intentionally” misunderstand Islam and Muslims.

Bill Cosby: We should all be more like Muslims

by BREITBART NEWS

Comedian Bill Cosby is no stranger to the culture wars.

The iconic stand-up and star of the beloved sitcom The Cosby Show routinely weighs in on cultural matters.

This past weekend, Cosby penned an op-ed for The New York Post in which he detailed some of the flaws in modern society. He also suggested we should take a page out of the Koran if we want to have healthier families, less crime and more productive people.

I’m a Christian. But Muslims are misunderstood. Intentionally misunderstood. We should all be more like them. They make sense, especially with their children. There is no other group like the Black Muslims, who put so much effort into teaching children the right things, they don’t smoke, they don’t drink or overindulge in alcohol, they protect their women, they command respect. And what do these other people do?

They complain about them, they criticize them. We’d be a better world if we emulated them. We don’t have to become black Muslims, but we can embrace the things that work.

In our present climate this is a unique statement to hear, especially in the NY Post!
Predictably, anti-Muslim bigots like Allen West were quick to cry foul, barely able to contain their hatred:

Allen West: Muslims Are All ‘Honor Killings, Beheadings, Suicide Bombings’

Former Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) boiled down the entire religion of Islam to “honor killings, beheadings [and] suicide bombings” in a message tweeted Monday night in response to a column by comedian Bill Cosby.

Last week, Cosby wrote an op-ed in the New York Post encouraging African American communities to abandon apathy in an effort to better raise the next generation. In one passage, Cosby suggested that some parents could take cues from Muslims:

I’m a Christian. But Muslims are misunderstood. Intentionally misunderstood. We should all be more like them. They make sense, especially with their children. There is no other group like the Black Muslims, who put so much effort into teaching children the right things, they don’t smoke, they don’t drink or overindulge in alcohol, they protect their women, they command respect. And what do these other people do?They complain about them, they criticize them. We’d be a better world if we emulated them. We don’t have to become black Muslims, but we can embrace the things that work.

West responded in a tweet ignoring the values that Cosby had chosen to highlight. Here’s how he explained Muslim behavior instead:

allen west

West was an outspoken critic of Islam and Muslims throughout his short tenure in Congress. In 2011, a member of the Council on Islamic-American Relations questioned the tea party-backed congressman, asking him clarify an earlier claim that the Quran commands Muslims “to carry out attacks against Americans and innocent people.” West appeared upset at the man’s defense of moderate Islam, telling him not to “try to blow sunshine up my butt.” West had long contended that CAIR had ties to extremist groups.

CAIR got the last laugh earlier this year, however, when the organization auctioned off a letter written by West to its Florida chapter for more than $2,500.

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  • 1DrM

    I know my religion and history, fool. You’re a liar high on FOX news. Glen Beck’s droppings don’t county as history btw.

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