Folks are expressing surprise and disgust and even despondency about a thought represented by this New York Times article:
‘Malala Moment’ May Have Passed in Pakistan, as Rage Over a Shooting EbbsBut this was never a straight "Oh, they shot a girl." story to begin with. It's a philosophical, social, political fight for the heart and soul of Pakistan and the Ummah in general. Now the "other side" is pushing back.