Yesterday, tape hit the internet of a Libyan mob desecrating dozens of graves where Allied servicemen of World War II are buried. The protestors were apparently responding to the news that U.S soldiers had burned Muslim holy books – books used to communicate messages between terrorists.
The animus for WWII soldiers should not be surprising; much of the Muslim world sided with Hitler and the Nazis during WWII. The first congratulatory telegrams Adolf Hitler received when he became Chancellor of Germany came from the German Consul in Jerusalem, and shortly afterward other telegrams were sent from other Arab capitals. Later, as the German troops were ready to enter Alexandria, the Egyptian government refused to support the British Army.
Now, the radical Muslim world riots each time its dead are defiled, its mosques are damaged, or its holy books are harmed. At the same time, however, bands of radical Muslims have no problem using mosques as terror hideaways, beheading civilians, and destroying the gravesites of World War II dead. Hypocrisy would be too kind a word for such behavior.