The hatred of the boys is less alarming, although it has garnered all the attention outside of Holland, than the fact that such an interview aired on Dutch television and no one said anything about it for more than a week. It is likely Ms. Drayer of Trouw underestimated the kind of response such an interview about hatred of and support for killing Muslims would have generated. Think of the response to the airing of the cheap video “Innocence of Muslims.”
About the Author: Lori Lowenthal Marcus is the US correspondent for The Jewish Press. She is a recovered lawyer who previously practiced First Amendment law and taught in Philadelphia-area graduate and law schools.
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