“I wish I didn’t get nervous seeing black men behind me on the street. I wish there was no correlation between race and crime. I wish 100 percent of the terrorists who attacked us on 9/11 had not been members of one religion. I wish we didn’t hear diatribes on a daily basis threatening our children and us in the name of Allah. I wish I didn’t get nervous seeing Muslims on a plane. But firing Juan Williams won’t make it so”
Former PJP Faculty Member Susan Estrich opining the firing of NPR commentator Juan Williams for comments he made on Fox News. Williams was canned for saying that he gets nervous when he gets on a plane and “sees people in Muslim garb.” Estrich’s entire piece can be read here.