A. Barton Hinkle Pens the Ballad of Islamist Rage Boy

Recent acts of violence committed by radical Islamists--from storming the American embassy in Libya, to the attempted assassination of 15-year-old women's rights advocate Malala Yousafzai--have been dissected in every conceivable medium, save one: poetic verse. For that, we have A. Barton Hinkle and "The Ballad of Islamist Rage Boy."


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