American "civil rights activists are an odd bunch. When a Klan member is arrested for plotting to bomb a black church, its a civil rights victory. But when a Muslim is arrested for plotting to bomb a Synagogue, then its an attack on Muslim civil rights.
Ahmed Ferhani, who plotted to attack a synagogue, became the latest victim of "police entrapment, in the sense that he was caught trying to kill lots of Jews by a police informant.
In his plea statement, the man who would otherwise never have harmed a hair on a single head, boasted, "I intended to create chaos and send a message of intimidation and coercion to the Jewish population of New York City. (continue reading...)(...more)