To the Way Too Sober Denizens of Al Qaeda: Lighten Up, Wouldya?

by
Abby Zimet

Seattle cartoonist Molly Norris created "Everybody Draw Mohammed" Day
earlier this year as a joke, but the losers in Al Qaeda aren't
laughing. In their new magazine Inspire, cleric Anwar al-Awlaki
issues a fatwa
calling for Morris' murder, along with 8 of her unfunny colleagues.
Hey. I can't stand Jay Leno and most TV stand-up comics,
but I'd just like them off the air and maybe having to do real jobs
like
the rest of us.

"A soul that is so debased, as to enjoy the ridicule of the Messenger
of Allah, the mercy to mankind; a soul that is so ungrateful towards
its lord that it defames the Prophet of the religion Allah has chosen
for his creation does not deserve life."

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