Armin Laschet, minister for minorities (at $300,000 per year, according to his Wikipedia entry) in North Rhine-Westphalia state, who is also a Christian-Democrat was described as jubilant yesterday over the successful takeover of Cologne by mobs who prevented an anti-Islamization political rally from taking place. It was the first time, he said, an entire German city “stood up to protect its Muslims.”
A reader writes in this morning: Oh, my God. Protect them from what? Freedom of speech?
Welcome to the 21st century.
More here and here. Check Gates of Vienna, which is receiving eyewitness accounts, for more updates.