Obama Compares Crusades To Radical Islam, Part 2

At the National Prayer Breakfast on Wednesday, President Obama made an incredibly naive and inaccurate comparison: Unless we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember that during the Crusades and the Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ…In our home country, slavery and Jim Crow all too often was justified in the name of Christ. In yesterday’s piece, I argued that the President was incorrect in comparing the Crusades, and other Read more […]

Obama Compares Crusades to Radical Islam, Part 1

At the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington D.C., President Obama said the following: Unless we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember that during the Crusades and the Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ…In our home country, slavery and Jim Crow all too often was justified in the name of Christ. Cue my blood boiling. Few things get to me. In fact, my best friend once told me that he had never seen me angry, but Obama’s misrepresentation Read more […]