August 08, 2015

Inevitable: ISIS Now Inspiring Goth Death Fanboys to Convert to Islam

Buried in this CQ piece on the Islamic State's impact in the US, this little nugget. The North Carolina kid was turned in by his parents. He planned on buying a weapon and then killing civilians in a shooting spree. JWhile his parents were out of town, of course:

But the FBI complaint doesn’t contain any sign of direct contact with the Islamic State terrorist group, also known as ISIS, ISIL or simply IS. “I liked IS from the beginning, then I started thinking about death and stuff so I became Muslim,” Sullivan told the undercover agent, according to court records of the case.
When you convert to a religion because you believe it gives you the moral justification for carrying out your homicidal fantasies, I'd say you have a real PR problem on your hands there.

By Rusty Shackleford, Ph.D. at 12:07 PM | Comments |