'The dangerous myths about Charlie Hebdo'


A generally excellent Atlantic piece by Jeffrey Golberg. The myths (though there's more in the article than that):

[T]hat Charlie Hebdo is anti-Muslim….

[T]hat anti-Jewish hostility in its pages was forbidden….

[That] Charlie Hebdo is interested in advancing a "narrative" of "white privilege," and therefore specializes in ridiculing powerless people….

[T]hat terrorism is a weapon of the marginalized and the weak….

[T]hat Charlie Hebdo's target was a powerless, disenfranchised minority….

One more myth concerns the way in which the Left understands Islamism….

Check it out.