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It’s A Hit!

Well, sort of. Mark Steyn says that Geert Wilders’ film Fitna has been viewed online by 1.5 million people in English, and 2.5 million in Dutch. Popularity isn’t enough, though, when people are threatening to cut your head off. LiveLeak, which apparently was the main source of the film online, has taken it down in response to threats of violence:

So, let’s see: Fitna says that a propensity to violence is inherent in Islam, a deeply controversial proposition. The film can’t be shown anywhere because people are afraid of…something. So instead, the film is posted online, where millions of people view it. But after 24 hours or so, the film is taken down because threats of violence are made by…someone. I dunno, it’s really puzzling. The one thing that everyone agrees on is that it’s ridiculous to think that Muslims can be violent. So the headchopping threats must be coming from…someone else.
At the moment, I don’t know where Fitna is available online, but if anyone can point us to it, we’ll put it up.

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