Is FOX giving in to the jihadi boys? Debbie Schlussel thinks so.
It was too good to be true.

FOX’s “24” is the most exciting show on TV, this season. Action. Adventure. And it actually tells the truth about Islamic terrorists.

They are here on our shores, pretending to be loyal Americans, and they are plotting to take over our country. With the help of plenty of complicit Muslim-Americans, working for the government and government contractors.

Unfortunately, 9/11 wasn’t enough to prove that to many Americans. Way too many Americans—especially the ones deciding what we see on the big and small screens.

I’ve written about Hollywood’s worship at the politically correct alter of radical Islam. Despite the reality that all contemporary terrorists are Muslim, Hollywood operates in another universe where all terrorists are Hispanic drug-dealers and neo-Nazis – anybody but Muslims. Because, as we all know, Hispanic drug-dealers and neo-Nazis blew up New York buildings, hijacked planes, murdered their New Jersey Coptic neighbors, and beheaded Americans in Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and Pakistan.

With “24,” FOX violated this taboo. Therefore, FOX must now repent for committing the heinous sin of actually portraying the truth about the most serious problem of our time.

In the middle of Monday’s episode of “24,” viewers were treated to the following mea culpa, courtesy of Kiefer Sutherland, “24”’s star:
"Hi. My name is Kiefer Sutherland. And I play counter-terrorist agent Jack Bauer on Fox's ‘24’. I would like to take a moment to talk to you about something that I think is very important. Now while terrorism is obviously one of the most critical challenges facing our nation and the world, it is important to recognize that the American Muslim community stands firmly beside their fellow Americans in denouncing and resisting all forms of terrorism. So in watching 24, please, bear that in mind."

Boy did she ever hit the nail on the head. As a big fan of 24 I applauded FOX for having the courage to air it. Now I criticize them for bowing down to political correctness. Geez Louise, one of the major reasons I like FOX is their refusal to adhere to the politically correct mindset which seems to have infested most sectors of society. So it came as quite a shock to hear them actually explain themselves as if the situation needs any explaining.

By the way, just who was it that made such a fuss that caused FOX to think they owed anyone anything? That would be 2 member groups of the Religion of Peace™ namely the Muslim Public Affairs Council and the Council on American-Islamic Relations. Stellar standup organizations both of them. Yeah right.

[cross-posted to Rite Turn Only]

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