It’s been a banner day for liberal leaders in their attempt to mock and trash Christianity in order to draw more fans.
On Friday, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg was interviewed by conservative radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt who asked him about Islamic extremists.
“Do you find Iranians’ variant of Shia extremism to be more dangerous to the world than the Sunni variant that we see in the Taliban and perhaps in Hamas and some of the more radical elements of Wahhabism?” Hewitt asked him.
And that’s when the South Bend, Indiana mayor decided to compare radical Islam to Christianity.
“Well, you know, not unlike Christianity when it is motivating someone to do something extreme,” Buttigieg, who identifies as a Christian, replied, “It can have a thousand different flavors.”
It was an obvious jab at Christianity since he could obviously have chosen to compare terrorists bent on death, destruction, and all manner of evil to some other group.
And then Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), regarded by many as the face of the Democratic Party, decided to claim that conservative Christians simply use the Bible to attack people.
Addressing her Loan Shark Prevention Act to put a 15 percent cap on credit card interest rates, she lashed out at conservatives on Twitter, writing, “Usury — aka high interest — happens to be explicitly denounced in the Bible (& in many other religions). Looking forward to having the religious right uphold their principles + sign onto my bill. 😇 Unless of course they’re only invoking religion to punish women + queer people.”
Her followers pointed out a few things to her.
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