ESPN Should Apologize to Curt Schilling: He Was Right

ESPN Should Apologize to Curt Schilling: He Was Right August 26, 2015

On Tuesday morning, former Major League baseball pitcher Curt Schilling tweeted:

“Only 5-10% of Muslims are extremists. In 1940, only 7% of Germans were Nazis. How’d that go?” 

Immediately, ESPN went into action by suspending their analyst and issuing a public denunciation:

“Curt’s tweet was completely unacceptable, and in no way represents our company’s perspective. We made that point very strongly to Curt and have removed him from his current Little League assignment pending further consideration.”

But what if Curt was not only right about Muslim extremists, but underestimating their numbers?

David French at National Review, writes, “If anything, Schilling understated the extent of Islamic radicalism. While more than a million Muslims actually belong to radical militias, terrorist organizations, and the military forces of radical Islamic states, the number of Muslims with terrorist sympathies and radical beliefs number in the hundreds of millions.”

He goes on to cite a Pew Research Study that claims, “88 percent of Muslims in Egypt and 62 percent of Muslims in Pakistan favor the death penalty for people who leave the Muslim religion. This is also the majority view among Muslims in Malaysia, Jordan and the Palestinian territories.”

So, if ISIS is an evil group of genocidal people bent on doing us harm, what’s the problem?  “The difference between a jihadist army like ISIS and Hitler’s SS is one of power, not morality,” as David writes.

The problem is that ESPN — and their like minded cohorts at the Huffington Post — insist on minimizing jihadist violence.  In other words, they’re part of the problem, as they attempt to shame people for nothing more than tweeting the truth.

Read all of David’s piece here.

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  • Badgersss

    Hey Nancy, do you know any Muslims? How do you think they’d feel about his tweets?

  • Jimmy D

    So feelings must be considered for something to be factual?

  • Badgersss

    Factual? Nope just more Muslim hate Jimmy

  • Bobbie

    You bet I can’t stand them. Have you even done any research or even just looked at what our country is becoming because of the muslims??? You have been drinking the liberal koolaid for way to long. Time to wake and really look around you. And if there are so many peaceful muslims where are they. I haven’t heard a word from them and neither has anyone else.Not all muslims are terrorists but all muslims are terrorist sympathizers or they would be speaking out.

  • Tony Crawford

    Who cares? Did the Moslems care about 9/11, 3/11 0r 9/11/12/ FUCK YOU

  • Kenny Paul

    ESPN is a leftist ultra liberal outfit that has less testosterone then Bruce Jenner

  • Badgersss

    Yes, Muslims did. I take it you don’t know any either Tony

  • Badgersss

    Really? And what exactly is our country becoming because of Muslims Bobbie?

  • Jimmy D

    I suggest you go study Islam. Read the Quran. Doing so would put you well ahead of 90% of Muslims who have only been told what it contains. It would also inform you as to why the less than 10% of it’s bat-shit crazy fuckers are a danger to the rest of the world.

  • DonSchwirtlich

    ESPN needs to get on their needs and apologize. And after that, shut up. We know exactly how they think , hiring people like Ray Lewis and calling the jenner clown a hero. Stay the heck out this stuff – report sports news, broad cast games and shut up.