Did This Wannabe Jihadist Get Much News Coverage?
From this source, dated May 24, 2012:
WACO, Texas (AP) – A federal jury on Thursday convicted a Muslim soldier on six charges in connection with a failed plot to blow up a Texas restaurant full of Fort Hood troops, his religious mission to get "justice" for the people of Iraq and Afghanistan....More details at the above link.
Dave Gaubatz comments in his 26 May 2012 newsletter:
One has to wonder why this has not made national news. Isn't a planned suicide bombing attack by a Muslim U.S. soldier significant news the public would be interested in?
Indeed it is, but if the Main Stream Media were to widely distribute this planned suicide attack it would cause Americans to question the true meaning of Islam itself. The last thing President Obama and his Administration want is for anything to make MSM news which reflects badly on Islam even if it could bring awareness to Americans and possibly thwart other attacks.