Of course, they do, in actuality. But they won't say this to the unwashed masses. The oligarchy presumes that the redneck, Uncle Tom clientele will unleash untold violence upon the dearly protected of Saudi petro interests, not knowing the secret, inner workings of the Gospel that always precludes a Christian form of the Scimitar jihadista falderall that increasingly dots the news. If only we remembered, as St. Thomas Aquinas taught, there is indeed legitimate defense.
UPDATE: Prof. Barry Rubin fleshes out the ramifications of such enforced blindness here.