The U.S. pounded another Zarqawi hideout in Fallujah yesterday. The Associated Press reports that Iraqi clerics have begun speaking out against Zarqawi’s terrorist band.
“What sort of religion condones the killing of a Muslim by another Muslim?” asked Sheik Abdul-Ghafour al-Samarai, a member of the influential Sunni group the Association of Muslim Scholars, during a sermon in Baghdad’s Umm al-Qura mosque.
Sheik Ahmed Hassan al-Taha said at Baghdad’s al-Azimiya mosque, Iraq’s foremost Sunni place of worship, that “it makes me sad to see that all the victims yesterday were Iraqis.”
Muslim “religious” leaders don’t seem to care much when infidels get beheaded, but draw the line when fellow Muslims start getting killed. My sympathy for these guys is limited.
Meanwhile, the New York Times has an in-depth analysis of Dick Cheney’s swearing at the despicable Pat Leahy. Maybe he should have chopped Leahy’s head off; then, based on recent experience, the Times would have buried the story.