I Don’t Know if Je Suis Charlie
Quinn Norton

Most definitely, je ne suis pas Charlie. Of course, I strongly condemn the murder and senseless violence. But I also strongly condemn the virulent bigotry and juvenile douchebagery of Charlie Hebdo. #CharlieHebdo is like a combination of Don Imus and Rush Limbaugh — except done in French cartoons. Still odious. I am not Charlie because abhor those qualities in any human being.

Also, I am definitely not Charlie as I feel very little sympathy for what happened to them. Of course, I do not believe they deserved to die. However, when one deliberately provokes the hornet’s nest one should expect to get stung. I seem to recall an Old Testament proverb, “…they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind…”.

In summary, I’m not Charlie because I’d like to believe I’m not a stupid, juvenile douchebag.

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