Take heart knowing that the backlash is just a bit of mindless vandalism, and you aren't one of the folks that were shot at or had mosques burned or bombed when the same types of idiots took their anger out of anyone of middle eastern origin just after 9/11.
Remember Pearl Harbor? We Americans rounded up Japanese-American families and placed them in compounds after the attack.
As a country, we are certainly not above some of the atrocities we witness elsewhere, and unfortunately, there will be those who are too ignorant to realize where to direct their backlash, and many are dangerous in that quest.
It's the state of the world we live in...