Saturday, October 28, 2006

It's getting hot in here, so let's...

Jeff Weintraub manages to identify the good as well as the bad news in the story that Australian cleric Sheik Taj Din al-Hilali think women are asking to be raped if they don't wear the veil.

Then he adds as a post script:
According to the Sheikh, atheists and Jews and Christians (including me, I
guess) will all wind up in hell, "and not part-time, for eternity," since we are
"the worst in God's creation." On the other hand, there will be a lot of
attractive women there, too, since "Satan sees women as half his
Meanwhile, Shazia Mirza, writing in the New Statesman, worries that, if she dies a virgin, she may end up as one of the 72 who have to sleep with one of the suicide bombers...

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