In this sense, for liberals, the enemy of my enemy is my friend. That makes Islam its friend, and one does not criticize one’s friend.
They are friendly for other reasons. Both liberalism and Islam want to extract the fruit of modern Western civilization, even while denying its roots in Christianity. Liberalism wants to establish a secular world defined by the peaceful enjoyment of techno-hedonism. Radical Islam wants to reestablish the prestige of its golden age, bringing all under the rule of Allah and his prophet, and will use the latest Western technology to do it. A set of visuals that captures the twin aims, and their ultimate contradiction: a little white Plan B pill for liberals, and for Islam, the devout Tamerlan detonating a pressure-cooker bomb with a toy car speed controller.
But as liberals will find out—if they succeed in de-Christianization, as they largely have in Europe—the enemy of my enemy will not prove to be a friend. Liberal culture and Islamic Sharia law are on opposite ends on nearly everything. If they both succeed in extinguishing Christianity, they will only have to face each other.
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