A terrorism expert calls it outrageous that the FBI pandered to
the demands of Islamists and a far-left congressman to remove
photos of wanted Islam terrorists from transit buses in
According to the Seattle Times, the ad called "Faces of
Global Terrorism" was being displayed on buses owned by King County
Metro, the city's transit system.
The ad showed the faces of 16 Islamic terrorists from various
countries, including three who were born in the U.S.
"What [pro-Islamic groups] have to do is essentially
go to war against the truth," says Robert Spencer, director of Jihad
"And anyone who speaks accurately about these issues is met with
charges of hatred and bigotry, and Islamophobia," he says.
The banners were pulled after Congressman Jim McDermott
(D-Washington) sent a letter to FBI director Robert Mueller,
complaining that the ads stereotype Muslims. There were also
complaints from various Islamic groups.
Spencer says one has to wonder just where McDermott's loyalty
"It is astonishing that anyone would take seriously the idea
that you can't put up posters notifying the public and raising
their awareness about the terror threat," he tells OneNewsNow. "And
so you have to wonder, is he somehow beholden to Muslim Brotherhood
groups in the United States, like the Council on American-Islamic
Spencer says the effort to remove the ad is yet another example
of how radical Islam and its supporters are attempting to render
the American people mute, complacent, and ignorant in the face of
the advancing threat of jihad.