Are the “Vast Majority” of Muslims Moderate?
It’s often said that the vast majority of Muslims are moderate. But as the newspapers like to remind us about other matters, this is asserted “without any evidence.” In fact, what evidence we do have suggests that it’s a dubious proposition.
Where, exactly, do all these moderate Muslims live?
Would it be in Chechnya where authorities have set up concentration camps for gays? And where 800,000 Muslims rallied in 2015 to protest the Charlie Hebdo Muhammad cartoons? Try to get that many Muslims together for an anti-ISIS rally.
Would it be in Pakistan where 100,000 turned out for the funeral of an assassin?