Islamists and the American Media
Written By: Dr. Michael Youssef | Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2011
I'm sure many have asked this question: "Why is the secular media so sympathetic to Islamists?" The answer is because most of those who make up the secular media apparatus are on the left side of the Left. The Left has always been sympathetic to Islamists. In fact, they share some deeply held commonalities.
1. They are both great consumers of slogans.
They both are indeed propagandists. I personally remember how President Gamal Abdel Nasser of Egypt, who was both leftist and Muslim, lived by propaganda. And who could ever forget Saddam Hussein?
2. Many Islamists share the leftists' idealism of a classless society.
Sign into your account to read the rest of this article. »