I’ve already quoted a long list of Christian fundamentalists who say that Hurricane Sandy was God’s punishment on America for our many sins. Turns out the Muslim fundamentalists believe the same thing, which is hardly surprising; their critique of American culture has long mirrored that of the Christian right.
A Toronto website that calls itself the “newsmagazine of the Islamic movement” has described the hurricane battering the northeast U.S. a “divine slap.”
In an un-bylined post, Crescent International, which often promotes the worldview of Iran’s repressive regime, called Hurricane Sandy “a divine slap on the face of arrogance.” …
The post also lamented that Ohio women would be voting in next week’s U.S. presidential election, saying “the fact that Ohio housewives will determine who should occupy the White House to decide on such weighty issues as dealing with the Middle East, Iran’s nuclear program or U.S. relations with Russia is quite amusing, and revealing.
“This is what American democracy is all about. But for now, Hurricane Sandy, as a divine slap on the face of arrogance, is smashing its way through the Eastern Coast of the U.S.”
Funny, Vox Day, Jesse Lee Patterson and Janis Lane of the Tea Party all say the same thing.