Rupert Murdoch: All Muslims responsible for French attacks.

Rupert Murdoch: All Muslims Must Be Held Responsible for French Attacks

Rupert Murdoch: All Muslims Must Be Held Responsible for French Attacks

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Jan. 10 2015 9:31 AM

Rupert Murdoch: All Muslims Must Be Held Responsible for French Attacks

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Rupert Murdoch, executive chairman of News Corporation, looks on during a panel discussion on July 17, 2014, in Sydney.

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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.”

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.

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One Twitter user wondered whether under this same logic, Murdoch would be responsible for the phone hacking scandal.

And comedian Adam Hills said all Australians are to blame for Rupert Murdoch.

Daniel Politi has been contributing to Slate since 2004 and wrote the Today’s Papers column from 2006 to 2009. Follow him on Twitter.