J.K. Rowling Responds to Rupert Murdoch Tweets About How All Muslims Are ‘Responsible’ for Attacks

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In response to the Charlie Hebdo massacre, media magnate Rupert Murdoch shared his thoughts on how followers of Islam might stop similar atrocities. On Friday, he tweeted: “Maybe most Moslems peaceful, but until they recognize and destroy their growing jihadist cancer they must be held responsible.” Sunday, J.K. Rowling bravely responded that, since she was born a Christian, she would take responsibility for what Murdoch himself has brought on the world.

Here are the tweets below:

While it’s no surprise to hear such sweeping statements from the head of News Corp., Rowling’s tweets exposed some of the more obvious problems with his idea:

J.K. Rowling Responds to Rupert Murdoch’s Tweets