And I thought Gingrich's charge of a "gay and secular fascism" sweeping across America was about as bad as it could get. Not only does outclass Gingrich in terms of hysteria, but also in stupidity: my favorite part is when he says violence was only incidental to the ending of slavery.
I defer to Jeffrey Feldman on what Boone is arguing
It is worth pausing for a moment to describe in our own terms exactly what Pat Boone is arguing. If we accept his logic, we are supposed to believe statements that look can be reduced down along these lines:This is about the most absurd extension of the Christian persecution complex that one can possibly imagine: merely protesting discriminatory legislation originating from religious bigotry is redefined by Boone as an act of impending violence and terrorism.
1. Californians protesting the organizations that funded and passed an anti-equal-rights ballot measure are the same as terrorists who tortured and murdered hundred of innocent people in Mumbai.
2. Protesters who speak out against the sponsors of discriminatory ballot measures are the same as terrorists who kill innocent people.
3. Protesters who speak out are the same as terrorists who kill.
4. Protesters are terrorists