Dispatches from the rabbit hole
What the White House said, via Press Secretary Jay Carney: "We are aware that a French magazine published cartoons featuring a figure resembling the prophet Muhammad, and obviously we have questions about the judgment of publishing something like this. We know these images will be deeply offensive to many and have the potential be be inflammatory."
What the White House should have said: "In the first place, I have no idea why we're talking about this nonsense. In the second place, anyone who would get their panties in a bunch over something like this is diagnosably insane."