Note especially the sign the little boy in front of the crowd is holding:
If only Terry Jones and his ilk were half as decent. 1/10th as decent. 1/1,000,000,000th as decent.
Tagged: Demonstrations, Libya, murder of the American Ambassador
The boy is right, but I think he is defending his faith against an accusation that is not made. At least, I do not think many people sincerely believe that it has anything to do with religion, although perhaps media coverage in the USA may give the story a different spin than here in the Old World.
Nevertheless, as far as I understand, it has nothing to do with that movie or with Islam. Civilians protesting against a movie usually do not carry anti-tank rocket-propelled grenade launchers with them. It was a double terrorist attack, and as far as I know, no one seriously blames Islam.
Yet, you are right that the boy has more decency than Terry Jones.
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