Editorials Regarding the Backlash, Scapegoating: Immediate Responses (Sept 13-16)

September 14, 2001

Source: The Boston Globe


On September 14, 2001, The Boston Globe published the editorial "Misplaced Anger," which stated, "Americans who wish to take a stand against the blind, irrational cruelty of terrorism can begin by opposing the blind, irrational scapegoating of ordinary Arabs and Muslims in this country. The terrorists who coldly plotted mass murder for months or years cannot be allowed the triumph of provoking ethnic and religious hatred in America."