The fight against extremism is far too important to allow the narrative to overtake the facts.
Tarek Fatah is a high-profile Muslim critic of Islam.
He is admired by some and detested by others for his outspoken views, including unflinching condemnation of anti-Semitism in the name of Islam. However, a review of Fatah’s response to the recent murders of two New York City police officers calls into question his credibility as a voice of tolerance and moderation.
As reported by The New York Post, two NYPD cops were gunned down on Saturday December 20 “after a career criminal drove from Baltimore to Brooklyn to kill police officers in a twisted bid to avenge the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown.” The deceased officers are Rafael Ramos, who leaves behind a wife and two sons, and Wenjian Liu, whose wife of two months said goodbye to him for the last time earlier that day.
Ismaaiyl Brinsley, the killer, was a 28-year-old African- American, who ultimately turned the gun on himself.
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