Day: November 7, 2009

Conclusion Jumping

I wondered yesterday whether the government would be willing to acknowledge that the Ft. Hood murderer was motivated by his Islamic beliefs. Well, now we’ve found out the initial response from the White House. The president himself has told us to avoid “jumping to conclusions before we have all the facts.” In the abstract, that’s a wise approach. But this is not an abstract situation. It has to do with a man who openly spoke about his beliefs and then acted upon them. One commentator… Read more »