The author makes these important points:
1. Claiming a connection between Hobby Lobby and ISIS to score points against against the conservative organization trivializes a very serious situation.
2. This may actually be something of a victory for Hobby Lobby.
3. These looted artifacts are above all the cultural heritage of Iraq and Iraqis, not of American and European scholars.
And of equal importance,
4. Scholars who work on looted, smuggled, or otherwise undocumented material play an indirect but pivotal role in the process of destroying cultural heritage.