Of course, the MSM, the Obama administration and both Western and European leaders see Qaradawi as a "moderate" and do not take at face value his words. Words such as "...the committed Muslim women in Palestine have the right to participate and have their own role in jihad and to attain martyrdom." Or this on gays and lesbians "Muslim jurists have held differing opinions concerning the punishment for this abominable practice. Should it be the same as the punishment for fornication, or should both the active and passive participants be put to death? While such punishments may seem cruel, they have been suggested to maintain the purity of the Islamic society and to keep it clean of perverted elements."
Such is the Muslim who is seen as a voice to be listened to in the West, one who has credibility placed on him without any vetting or checking into his beliefs and ethics regarding jihad or sharia. We risk losing everything we have when we placate the voices of hatred in the name of tolerance and bridge-building.
From Coptic Solidarity November 21
But what do you really think?