Skip to comments.Pete Buttigieg: Christianity Has Extremist Factions, Just like Islam
Posted on 05/17/2019 7:59:46 PM PDT by KC_Lion
Mayor Pete Buttigieg claimed Friday that Christianity had its own extremist factions of faith similar to that of radical Islam in the Middle East.
Asked about the differences between Shia extremism followed in Iran versus Sunni extremism, the 2020 presidential candidate immediately compared radical Islam to Christianity.
Well, you know, not unlike Christianity when it is motivating someone to do something extreme. It can have a thousand different flavors, he said. The real question is whats going on with the regime, the government, thats given the power and the apparatus of the state and intelligence service and a military, and what do they do with their ideology?
The South Bend mayor also compared the radical Iran regime to President Donald Trumps administration, insofar as whether they were representative of the entire population.
You know, Iran, the Iranian regime does not speak for all of the Iranian people as a unit any more than, you know, you could say that there are no moderate politicians in the U.S., and were all secretly enthusiastic Trump supporters, he said. It just doesnt work that way.
Buttigieg lamented that the moderate Iran factions that wanted to work with the West and the United States were burned by Trumps decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal.
Imagine if youre an Iranian politician who put all your eggs in the basket of saying lets make a deal with the Americans.
now youre going to have a lot of egg on your face, he said.
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Enjoy your Kirsten Sinemas now.
No, it doesn’t.
Thankfully the glbyqxyzprdms crowd has NO extremist factions...... And they’re not bullies either.
Ford Phelps is not a faction, just a kook.
Please, Oh Please let this pervert be the Democrat nominee for President!
This jerk should go to downtown Mecca, then the Vatican, and let us know if he’s changed his mind about that.
I missed the beheading commandment in the Bible...../s
Really, Mayor Pete?
Show me some average, sane Christians who’s children gather at church, singing songs about chopping off heads!
And don’t go back to the Old Testament trying to justify your claims. That is not the world we live in now.
I wish he would give examples.
Mayor Buttplug is irrelevant.
He’ll crawl back to obscurity in just a few months.
South Bend = His hubbies fave position.
It is only 3% Muslims in US. Why all that advocacy?
Yeah, Hey, spend a few days in the middle east criticizing Islam instead of here criticizing Christianity. Oh yeah, he won’t because he’d be DEAD.
I’d like to hear him expound upon how contemporary “Christianity... is motivating someone to do something extreme.”
There are, I’m sure, millions of Muslims who have no desire to harm anyone. But I haven’t seen anything done by Christians that comes near to the thousands of people murdered - often in the most grotesque ways - by radicalized Islamists.
So much for this chowda’ guzzlah” as we say in the Northeast.
This jerk should go to downtown Mecca, then the Vatican
And the Trouser Troopers are the most militant faction of the godless commie army.
Ah, this old chestnut!
Okay ... let us play: suppose you have people who are seriously trying to emulate the lives of those they look to ... Christians emulating Christ and Muslims emulating Mohammad.
Will the result be ... oh, heck no the results will not be similar!
Those emulating Christ will for example love their enemies — even to the point that they’ll not hold back calling for poofters to repent even Pugh it’s easier to get along just going silent — while those emulating Mohammad will be a violent, murdering, plundering and slaving.
So, if you define extremists as being violent there is a clear inequality between “Christian” extremists and Muslim extremists in that the “Christians” will not be emulating Christ all that well where the Muslims will be emulating Mohammad rather well.
It’s like the old song some of the are not alike, some do not belong.
But Buttigieg — as a typical nothing remains of the old extreme Left that’s really all that extreme to me anymore — ignores that.
... probably thinks the conquering Muslim hoards preserved knowledge too rather than burning library after library as they actually did.
I don’t need a deviant lecturing me about religion.
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