Once again, all hail Sploid, for it has a summary of news about the Intoonfada. It turns out that a newspaper in Egypt published these cartoons in October. The timing is suspicious, and I’m beginning to have more sympathy for the government conspiracy theory.
The good part for Muslims is that you may be able to partially blame your governments. The bad thing for Muslims is that, if so, you fell for it, which still doesn’t say good things about your tolerance level. It also says you ought ask yourself, to quote a religious text you’re supposed to respect:
And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother’s eye, but considerest
not the beam that is in thine own eye?