"Peas In A Jihad-Inspired Pod"

That's Michelle Malkin's broad brush. And that kind of rhetoric can have consequences:

Marine reservist Jasen Bruce was getting clothes out of the trunk of his car Monday evening when a bearded man in a robe approached him.

That man, a Greek Orthodox priest named Father Alexios Marakis, speaks little English and was lost, police said. He wanted directions.

What the priest got instead, police say, was a tire iron to the head. Then he was chased for three blocks and pinned to the ground as the Marine kept a 911 operator on the phone, saying he had captured a terrorist.

And here's a classic moment:

When officers arrived, police say, Bruce told them he heard the man say “Allahu Akbar” – Arabic for “God is great.” “That’s what they say before they blow you up,” Bruce said, according to police.

But this too is worth noting:

McElroy said Bruce "teared up when we told him that (Marakis) was a Greek Orthodox priest and not a terrorist."