Editorials Regarding Backlash, Scapegoating: (Sept 17 - October)

October 2, 2001

Source: The Detroit Free Press


On October 2, 2001, The Detroit Free Press published the editorial "Anti-Islam bigotry runs deep." The writer, Michael Daher, suggests that "backlash" is part of "a dark, persistent, xenophobic undercurrent of American tradition -- a reality that must not be denied if it is to be effectively controlled as the century unfolds."