The reactions of “moderate” Muslims and America’s most prominent Muslim front group, CAIR, to extremely disturbing behavior from other Muslims isn’t going to reassure many Americans,
“Two men found with several pipe bombs in their car near a Navy base were charged Monday with possession of an explosive device, authorities said.
…Ahmed Abda Sherf Mohamed, 24, and Yousef Samir Megahed, 21, both students at the University of South Florida in Tampa, were driving through the area on Saturday to vacation at a North Carolina beach for Mohamed’s birthday, their defense attorney said.
…Mohamed is a native of Kuwait and Megahed is Egyptian, the sheriff said. Both are in the country legally.
…They were heading west, away from Goose Creek, when they were pulled over about seven miles from the sprawling Navy facility, police said.
Officers became suspicious because the men quickly put away a laptop computer and couldn’t immediately say what they were doing in the area or where they were going, DeWitt said.
A deputy then found what he thought were explosives in the 2000 Toyota Camry and called the bomb squad. Technicians confirmed the devices were pipe bombs and destroyed them, according to sworn statements in the arrest warrants.”
Let’s see: we have two Muslims, both from foreign countries, near a military base with pipe bombs in their trunk and they can’t explain what they’re doing there or where they’re going.
So, what did CAIR have to say about it? Take a look,
“Friends and others in the Muslim community said Yousef Megahed and Ahmed Mohamed were arrested because of their race and faith.
….”Had they been two white kids nobody would be asking any questions,” Ahmed Bedier, Executive Director of the Counsel For Islamic American Relations (CAIR), said.
…Jassim Aldeen, president of the USF Muslim Student Association, said Megahed would never be involved in terrorist activity.”
The first reaction most people probably have after reading that is that the FBI should probably be investigating Ahmed Bedier & Jassim Aldeen, too, because anyone defending Mohamed & Megahed under these circumstances, almost has to be secretly sympathetic to terrorists because no one could possibly be that stupid.