The White House has condemned the attack at the office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo that left 12 dead:

In 2012, after Charlie Hebdo published cartoons depicting Muhammad, the White House was among their critics.

At the time, then Obama Spokesman Jay Carney called the cartoons “deeply offensive” but “no justification for violence”:



‘#HeadDesk’: Josh Earnest takes ‘wait and see’ approach on motivation for #CharlieHebdo attack

Tweeter issues challenge to MSMers outraged by today’s #CharlieHebdo terrorist attack

Sally Kohn compares today’s #CharlieHebdo attack to all the ‘Christians or Jews killing in name of religion’

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You’ll love Brad Thor’s two-word response to this Muslim activist on the #CharlieHebdo terrorist attack