Thanks for the Laugh, Pajamas Media

Posted on June 30, 2009

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Many readers here may not know of Pajamas Media, a blogspot for “citizen journalists” who have absolute contempt for journalism–n0t for the regular reasons, such as the fact that they basically transcribed the last eight years of Executive abuses and slept through the run up to our disastrous wars. Nope, they hate journalists for being too nosy.In recent months, the site served as a crash pad for Joe The [soon-to-be-back-on-welfare] Plumber, and in general, provides a haven for befuddled conspiracy thinkers, bug-eyed jihad-in-the-woodpile racists, and anti-affirmative action enthusiasts.

Today’s front page story, a fairly boiler-plate Obama the Crypto-Muslim story titled “A Close Look at Obama’s New Islamic Partners”, tries to paint the DOJ as an unknowing enabler of organizations that Bush designated as “global terror finance entities”. We all remember these high profile trials, such as the Holy Land Foundation, which, with very little evidence doggedly stuck to their attempts to incriminate seemingly innocent organizations. In the case of the Holy Land Foundation, the DOJ had to actually go to trial twice because of a hung jury and what was widely observed as a lack of any concrete evidence that Holy Land funds were being used to finance terrorism.

Forget all that for a moment. You just have to see this. I guarantee it will lighten your load today. In a story that touts itself as:

“An exclusive Pajamas Media investigation reveals the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) to be a hotbed of extremism, racism, and terror support.”

Comes this:

As reported by Newsweek, in 2007 the DOJ had to abruptly cancel a Muslim outreach meeting with Attorney General Anthony Gonzalez because a top-ranking ISNA official was going to be in attendance..

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