Much is made of this “diversity,” which in the film is described in rapturous terms: it supposedly proves that “Islam is not a monolith.” And if “Islam is not a monolith,” then, we are supposed to believe, the Kuffars cannot criticize “all Muslims” or hold “Islam” responsible for this outrage or for that.
Is Dalhousie University experiencing a wave of anti-Muslim hate crimes perpetrated against vulnerable and pious Muslimas by racist, redneck, beer-swilling, xenophobic, bigoted, “Islamophobic” yahoos? Not quite. The Postmedia News story goes on to say that “no such incidents have been reported to authorities.”
Scheer was clearly talking about reintegrating terrorists – people who Trudeau’s own public safety minister, in that very same House of Commons, confirmed have gone abroad to wage jihad as members of ISIS and allied groups. This is not up for debate. It’s not at all a controversial thing to say. So why is Trudeau trying to argue this line of inquiry is part and parcel of some sort of pattern of Islamophobia?