He Didn’t Start the Fire

People are being murdered in Afghanistan — some by beheading —  after a book was burned by a man in Florida. Mollie Hemingway has a characteristically smart post trying to make sense of evil — or at least the media coverage of it. 

Terry Jones should not have burned a Koran. But, my goodness, no one should have been murdered. And beheaded!

Kathryn Jean Lopez — Kathryn Jean Lopez is a senior fellow at the National Review Institute and an editor-at-large of National Review. Sign up for her weekly NRI newsletter here. This column is based on one available through Andrews McMeel Universal’s Newspaper Enterprise Association.

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