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Irony

So Pope Benedict XVI has criticised the violence of Islam (and the Prophet particularly)

Kind of ironic that the reaction should be so violent

Personally I would like to protest against the protest- the people organizing these disgusting displays are nothing more than backward, ignorant bigots whose actions have gone a long way to proving the Pope's point.

Turn the fire hoses on them...

Comments

Simon said…
Yes, and the Pope may not have realised precisely correct and damning his critique may have been. And progressives the world over have an unusual ally in Benedict, that is for sure.
RK said…
Pope says Islam is violent.
Muslims disagree and violently riot to prove it.

It would be hilarious if it wasn’t so tragic and prescient of the strife we have to come.

Reminds me of a line I heard from somewhere paraphrasing the UK protests to the Mohammed cartoons: “Islam is a religion of peace and I’ll kill anyone who says otherwise”

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