The point is being inflammatory versus being honest, that MUSLIMS were the ones who perpetrated 9/11. This implicates all Muslims? Only if you're a knee-jerk, PC, apologist, cowardly, pandering modern American LIBERAL.
I mean, look, Bill, I'm not a bigot. You know the kind of books I've written about the civil rights movement in this country. But when I get on the plane, I got to tell you, if I see people who are in Muslim garb and I think, you know, they are identifying themselves first and foremost as Muslims, I get worried. I get nervous.
Mr. Williams also referenced the Pakistani who pleaded guilty earlier this month to attempting to detonate a car bomb in Times Square. "He said the war with Muslims, America's war is just beginning, first drop of blood. I don't think there's any way to get away from these facts," Williams said.
A well-known national Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization Wednesday called on National Public Radio (NPR) to address Williams' comments.
In a statement released Wednesday night, NPR said that it gave Mr. Williams notice of his termination on Wednesday evening. Williams' remarks were "inconsistent with our editorial standards and practices, and undermined his credibility as a news analyst with NPR," the statement said.
Update: Good point worth noting, from conservative columnist Michelle Malkin–