MSNBC host Joe Scarborough tore into President Barack Obama on “Morning Joe” for his politically correct comments at the National Prayer Breakfast saying Christianity could be just as violent as Islam.
SCARBOROUGH: It’s unbelievable, the moral equivalency. The president having to go back 700, 800, 900 years! You see this when you have people that somehow want to paint a broad brush: ‘Yes, radical Islam is bad but look what Christianity does.’ Really, you have to go back 800 years to a Crusade, which, by the way, most historians say Christians launched in response to years and years of Muslims taking over their former land?
…Why does he feel the need to go back 800 years? This stupid left-wing moral equivalency — sometimes you can just say, ‘Hey, you know what? There are some really, really bad Muslim extremists.’ You don’t have to go to other side and go, ‘oh, Christians are bad, too.’ There’s such a desperate plea for those on the left to do that, for some people on the left.
I saw a CNN documentary maybe five, six years ago, and it was, you know, ‘Extremism in the Name of God.’ And they were so desperate to find Jewish examples of extremism. And then — this was right after 9/11 — and then their example for Christian examples of extremism is some schools, some Christian schools in America actually make women wear skirts below their knees. How ghastly! Let’s see, wear skirts below your knees on this side at fundamentalist schools… blow up the World Trade Center on this side.
It’s not okay. It’s not okay for this President — you almost have to ask the question: where did he go to church? Where would he get such ideas from?