...consider how a modern day messiah would be dealt by those in power. It isn’t terribly difficult to imagine Bush as a Jewish leader with similar vigor. Although we would be surprised to see an immediate crucifixion after a trial in a military tribunal, the sort of counter-culture message Jesus gave could easily land him a reservation at
today. Guantanamo Bay
You will have to forgive me, but I was unaware that Jesus was a terrorist. And what exact reason would President Bush have to send the Jewish king and Messiah to a cell in
Jesus would not fight with the Taliban.
Jesus would not join or support Al Qaeda.
Jesus would not support the deliberate murder of thousands of civilians to score political points.
Jesus would not spread hate and fear of his neighbors.
Jesus would not call for the rape and torture of his enemies.
Jesus would not demand that everybody agree with him at the trigger of a firearm.
I don't think that there is anybody farther to the right than I, but is it possible for someone to go so far to the right that he tears through the space/time continuum and becomes a rabid, frothing, knuckle-dragging left-winger?
I report; you decide.
NOTE: Cross-posted from Right Angle Blog.