The jihadist Major Hasan was conversing via email with an Al Qaeda imam in Yemen, but according to the gun shy PC Department of Defense investigators this was "research." One of Hasan's classmates at Uniformed Services University summed up the motivation. "The issue here is that there's a political correctness climate in the military. They don't want to say anything because it would be considered questioning somebody religious beliefs, or they're afraid of an equal opportunity lawsuit." So said Lt. Col. Val Finnell. So the PC enablers have to make up reasons, plausible sounding ones, why Major Hasan got to remain in the Army. According to the AP sources at Walter Reed Hospital, "...some doctors and staff were concerned their unfamiliarity with the Muslim faith would lead them to unfairly single out Hasan's behaviour." In other words, they felt themselves to be insensitive bigots when it came to Islam. Better to dodge this guy, and hope you don't get sued for asking him if he'd like a baloney sandwich from the deli.
Even when the term fanatic seemed just around the corner, Hasan's coworkers could not bring themselves to call him the name. As on unnamed staffer at Walter Reed said, "...he embraced his religion with such intensity that one wondered whether he could have suffered from a form of 'delusion.'" Whoever this dope was, he has been so PC programmed, he wouldn't realize Hasan or any other jihadist was a threat until the round is in the chamber and the trigger is being squeezed. Then again this was in a story in the Washington Post entitled "Army sought ways to channel Hasan's absorption with Islam." Amazing as the embrace of this therapeutic psychobabble is, what's more shocking now is that this psycho drivel is widely accepted at the highest levels of our society.
We can now assume the beltway crowd is completely inert when it comes to spotting the enemies here. The Army high command (Casey), the bureaucracy (Walter Reed, DOD) and the press (Washington Post) all are smugly ensconced in the PC blind spot. Speaking of blind spots, the White House has asked that Congress to slow down investigating Hasan and his attack. Why bother trying to track down possible co-conspirators or government blunders? After all, Major Hasan's Al Qeada imam in Yemen said he acted alone. He seems PC enough.