A fire at a Houston mosque on Christmas day caused the Council on American-Islamic Relations to wonder if anti-Islam bias was a motive:
— CAIR National (@CAIRNational) December 26, 2015
— CAIR National (@CAIRNational) December 29, 2015
CAIR and others can put the “anti-Muslim bias” card back in the deck:
— Houston News (@abc13houston) December 30, 2015
— Amador County News (@Amador_News) December 30, 2015
Investigators confirm arson suspect Gary Moore was a member of the mosque that burned Christmas Day pic.twitter.com/lgNxdTmb6E
— Tom Abrahams (@tomabrahams) December 30, 2015
Man charged with setting Houston mosque fire was a devout attendee https://t.co/3o9lZUTQNg And here's where the story dies out.
— Jim Treacher (@jtLOL) December 30, 2015
Well this complicates the story https://t.co/w1vDVYmjuQ
— Farhad Manjoo (@fmanjoo) December 30, 2015
The suspect is reportedly a “devout attendee” of the mosque. However, a glance at Salon’s report on the arrest shows that they’re just unwilling to let a talking point go: (Editor’s note: The Salon article and tweet linking to it have disappeared, though you can still read it below)
— Jules of Denial (@Coolish_Breeze) December 30, 2015
— Darren London (@DRL707) December 30, 2015
@BenjaminNorton And who was arrested for it? A member of the congregation. Hello?
— Brian Reilly (@reilly19_reilly) December 30, 2015
Other than failing to mention all those things, the story’s totes accurate!
BREAKING: GOP causes Muslims to burn their own mosques.
No really. This is the narrative. https://t.co/fz1uCm6Yfy
— Listening Face (@Braillepro) December 30, 2015