Monday, October 11, 2010

Columnist: New Cartoon Brings Muslim ‘Indoctrination’ to Your Kids

Last month, we brought you the story of a Muslim comic book hero who will save the world using his silver wheelchair. That may not have been too controversial. However, the latest attempt to animate Islamic crime-fighters is sparking enough controversy to make up for the former’s relative obscurity.

“Hide your face and grab the kids. Coming soon to a TV in your child’s bedroom is a posse of righteous, Sharia-com pliant Muslim superheroes — including one who fights crime hidden head-to-toe by a burqa.” That’s how New York Post columnist Andrea Peyser introduces “The 99,” a new animated show featuring Islamic superheros set to debut in January on The Hub, formerly Discovery Kids.

In April, President Obama praised the character’s creator Naif al-Mustawa, saying that his “superheroes embody the teachings of the tolerance of Islam”: READ MORE...

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