Let's suppose that a cartoon is printed in an Arab paper showing a caricature of Jesus wielding a flame thrower and turning it on a group of Iraqi children. Let's suppose that it is widely disseminated throughout the western world. It goes without saying that there would be plenty of angered and insulted people writing letters to the newspapers and talking about it.
Question: Would aggrieved Christian crowds riot - surrounding and burning the embassies of Muslim countries?
Think about it.