Thursday, August 18, 2011

Jihadist Calls for Assassin to Kill David Letterman, Cut Out His Tongue has the story:

A jihadist has called on Muslims to murder David Letterman, saying the US talk show host deserved to have his tongue cut out after he joked about an Al-Qaeda leader killed in Pakistan, a US monitoring group said.

SITE Monitoring Service said the death threat was posted Tuesday on a website used by militants, after the jihadist became enraged seeing Letterman make a joke about militant Ilyas Kashmiri who is believed to have been killed in an airstrike in Pakistan in early June.

According to a translation by SITE released Wednesday, the writer to the web forum asked Muslims in America: "Is there not amongst you a Sayyid Nosair al-Masri to cut the tongue of this lowly Jew and shut it forever?"

Nosair was convicted of assassinating radical right-wing Rabbi Meir Kahane in New York in 1990. Letterman is not Jewish....

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