A reader notes that while the Spanish Inquisition accounts for 3,000 to 5,000 deaths over 350 years (and Muslims killed that many on 9/11), no one talks about the Spanish “Red Terror” during the Civil War, carried out by leftists, which saw the execution of almost 7,000 clergy and thousands of Catholic laypeople.
Mark Steyn writes:
I’m so bored with having to be polite to preening narcissists whose moral equivalence even unto death will ultimately cost us our civilization. Where are the “radical” Christian churches that Mr Morjaria’s phalanx of “Christian” killers attended and at which they were “radicalized”? Where are the crusader websites and YouTube videos that urge them on? Where is “the Christian State” whose artfully filmed executions of journalists and aid workers have helped recruit thousands of disaffected young men? Where are the Christian groups willing to burn a teacher to death and shoot his pupils in the name of Christ? What is the Christianist equivalent of “Allahu Akbar”? Where is the crusader flag of St George being held aloft by hostages from the café window?
How I spent part of Christmas Day — you’ll notice he never replied again: