Outrage! lie reaches US

Illustrating the accuracy of Mark Twain’s observation that a lie can travel halfway round the world while the truth is still putting on its shoes, Outrage’s slander about Dr al-Qaradawi has now reached the US, where a gay website informs its readers:

According to media reports by London gay rights organization OutRage!, following a public outing in the Middle Eastern newspaper Aljazeera, Muslim fundamentalist scholar Dr. Yusuf al-Qaradawi has issued a statement that the Crown Prince of Qatar should be stoned to death for being gay.”

GayWired.com, 8 August 2005