The middle-aged Irshad Manji

I second these people who are already tired of the fabricated media sensation that is Wafa Sultan. Moorishgirl highlights her endorsement (in a bizarre picture pose) of The Arab Mind, a notorious book about why Arabs are inherently backwards, while Aqoul has a great step-by-step guide on becoming a Muslim Reformist.

Enough of this crap already.

Update: Angry Arab joins in and berates Faysal Al Qassem for all this.

Issandr El Amrani

Issandr El Amrani is a Cairo-based writer and consultant. His reporting and commentary on the Middle East and North Africa has appeared in The Economist, London Review of Books, Financial Times, The National, The Guardian, Time and other publications. He also publishes one of the longest-running blog in the region,