The New York Times, other American and foreign media, as well as The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) have used the word “Islamophobia” to refer to individuals who call any aspect of Islam into question. “Islamophobia” is a term often used to cast aspersions on the person offering a reasonable criticism of Islam and any other facet of the religion or its believers. The term would be rightly defined as a fear of Islam. This is not the same thing as hating all Muslims. You do not have to be a racist to fear the consequences of a religious belief. Agoraphobia is a phobia because it is impossible to live a rational life fearfully avoiding all the public activities which a normal life requires. So, is the fear of Islamic dominance and Sharia law unreasonable and deserving of being called a phobia? I think not. But America’s leaders have lost the cultural courage to speak out.
It is disturbing that the term “Islamophobia” is used by the PC crowd incorrectly in order to link it with rascism. . . . Continue reading here. . . .