Is CNN now supporting Muslim terrorists?

I feel like I've entered the Twilight Zone. All day, CNN has been freaking me out by airing this video. Calling this Muslim suicide car bomber a "hero" seems a bit, I don't know, EXTREME to me.

Comment by Heather Spoonheim on March 25, 2011 at 11:16pm
At least they have finally admitted that terrorism is defined by ideologies and not tactics. The next step is getting them to review some different ideologies.
Comment by Tony Midmore on March 25, 2011 at 11:32pm
Be sure to differentiate this person from a terrorist. He attacked the military for the purpose of winning a battle. He didn't attack innocent civilians, like a coward. He is a warrior. If this were the U.S. revolutionary war and he was an American, you would call him a hero, too. If he wasn't Muslim, getting his strength from the Koran, you would think differently.
Comment by Ian Lund on March 26, 2011 at 6:29am
I don't see the problem with this video. A brave man dies fighting an oppressive regime. Aren't these fighters being supported by the US and NATO?
Comment by Arcus on March 26, 2011 at 8:44am

You have to apply moral relativism. Giving your life for a cause is not necessarily extreme, it is the context in which it is done that determines whether it is or not. In this case, a single man fighting oppression gave his life in objection to his oppressors.

To blame this man of extemism would be equal to blame MLK of extremism. We may not agree on the religious message they put forth, but we can agree on the worthiness of fighing oppression.

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