Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Robert Spencer, Jihad Watch: "Australian Greens top dog says Islamic State jihadis “good people,” should be welcomed back into Australia"

ROBERT SPENCER is the director of Jihad Watch, a program of the David Horowitz Freedom Center, and the author of seventeen books, including the New York Times bestsellers The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades) and The Truth About Muhammad. His latest book is The Complete Infidel’s Guide to Free Speech (and Its Enemies). Coming in November 2017 is Confessions of an Islamophobe (Bombardier Books).

Australian Greens top dog says Islamic State jihadis “good people,” should be welcomed back into Australia

Of course. What could possibly go wrong? The poor dears left Australia and joined an entity that has called for the murder of civilians in non-Muslim countries, and considers itself to be at war with them, but if we treat them kindly, they will reciprocate, won’t they?
This politically correct willful ignorance will be the death of free societies.
“‘Good people make shocking decisions’: Greens leader Richard Di Natale says ‘brainwashed’ ISIS terrorists should be ALLOWED back into Australia,” by Stephen Johnson, Daily Mail Australia, March 5, 2018 (thanks to Kenneth):
Greens leader Richard Di Natale wants ISIS fighters to be allowed back into Australia and described terrorists who had travelled to the Middle East as ‘good people’ who had been brainwashed.
The Victorian senator is opposed to Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton’s push to strip dual nationals of their Australian citizenship if they had engaged in terrorist atrocities overseas.
Senator Di Natale argued it was better to allow foreign fighters back into Australia so they could face trial in an Australian court and be locked up.
‘Ultimately, I’d rather that person be prosecuted here and be incarcerated,’ he told the ABC’s Q&A program on Monday night.
‘Perhaps we learn a little more about how we prevent those activities happening rather than giving somebody licence to continue perpetrating those activities overseas and putting other people at risk.’
The former doctor described citizenship as a fundamental right and argued Muslim Australians who had joined ISIS had been manipulated by the Islamist group’s effective propaganda.
‘Good people make shocking decisions,’ Senator Di Natale said.
‘Somebody can effectively be brainwashed through the use of this propaganda.’…