If I were a muslim, I would be more than a bit offended at the current hubbub surrounding the burn a koran day event apparently coming this weekend. Sure, it’d suck that these silly pyromaniacs would burn the book and all. But, I’d be an adult and could live with that stunt.

What’s baffling and offensive is all the dire predictions of mayhem that may follow. These experts and officials say that “we” muslims might just lose control, and turn into terror-spewing maniacs and start killing people and blowing shit up.

Now, really. Surely all these people don’t honestly believe that, upon provocation, muslims turn into mindless rage robots, unable to accept responsibility for their own actions. For that would be a bunch of bigoted bullshit.

UPDATE A week later, Jonah Goldberg expands on this same point.