In case you were thinking, hey, I wonder what News Corporation boss Rupert Murdoch thinks about what’s going on in France, you finally have an answer. Turns out, all Muslims are to blame in one way or another for their religion’s “growing jihadist cancer.”
Maybe most Moslems peaceful, but until they recognize and destroy their growing jihadist cancer they must be held responsible.-- Rupert Murdoch (@rupertmurdoch) January 10, 2015
After he received widespread criticism for, you know, holding a religion of billions of people responsible for the actions of extremists, he doubled down. In another tweet, Murdoch said that “political correctness” is preventing people from seeing the truth.
Big jihadist danger looming everywhere from Philippines to Africa to Europe to US. Political correctness makes for denial and hypocrisy.-- Rupert Murdoch (@rupertmurdoch) January 10, 2015
One Twitter user wondered whether under this same logic, Murdoch would be responsible for the phone hacking scandal.
@rupertmurdoch In the same way that you must be held responsible for ordering the hacking of the voicemails of dead school children?-- Michael Monan (@MichaelMonan1) January 10, 2015
And comedian Adam Hills said all Australians are to blame for Rupert Murdoch.