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(3,025 posts)
Tue Feb 10, 2015, 07:02 PM Feb 2015

Fox News - Obamas comments on Christianity are 'Verbal Rape'

Despite President Barack Obama's call to end rape during the Grammy awards Sunday night, Fox News guest Star Parker believes the president is guilty of committing "verbal rape" during his National Prayer Breakfast speech last week.

Participating in a panel discussion on "Hannity" Monday night, Parker took issue with the president asking Americans to remember that violence in the name of religion is not a phenomenon exclusive to Islam. Obama pointed to the Inquisition and the Crusades as instances in which murder was carried out in the name of Christ.

"Let me put it in context then, because I was in that room, and it was frankly verbal rape," Parker said.


But was it a legitimate rape?
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(21,039 posts)
3. Once again FOX news would like to remind you to ignore self examination and
Tue Feb 10, 2015, 07:11 PM
Feb 2015

condemn others as you would never condemn yourself.

I wonder what human has so little ego that they need the self-absorbed unenlightening Sean Hannity show to boost them up? I mean how hard is it to understand Obama's message. Answer: not fucking hard at all. How interesting is Obama's message? Answer: It is something pretty much what any adult that doesn't watch FOX understand the concept of within 2 seconds and moves on because it isn't even interesting.


(45,851 posts)
9. Bear in mind that Manny got roundly slammed for saying essentially the same thing as Obama
Tue Feb 10, 2015, 11:32 PM
Feb 2015

Some people are having a very hard time understanding the reason for pointing out barbaric acts on the part of other religions and other groups.


(45 posts)
4. "Let me put it in context" my Ass!
Tue Feb 10, 2015, 07:13 PM
Feb 2015

To even utter the term "rape" in this context, is Olympic caliber, so over the top rhetorical horse shit!!!

Okay, I feel a little better now.



(33,688 posts)
5. As I just observed in another thread, this is the kind of
Tue Feb 10, 2015, 07:17 PM
Feb 2015

weaponized stupidity that makes anyone exposed to it 10 IQ points dumber just by osmosis.


(5,829 posts)
8. "weaponized stupidity" - good term. I.m gonna steal it.
Tue Feb 10, 2015, 11:20 PM
Feb 2015

It's a good companion f/ "willfully ignorant" I came up w/ in early 90s to describe creationists.

Pooka Fey

(3,496 posts)
6. The "two wrongs neutralize the wrong" argument leaves a bad taste in my mouth
Tue Feb 10, 2015, 07:25 PM
Feb 2015

Unfortunate for the President to have used it. Not surprising that it didn't fly.

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