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Thursday, May 05, 2005

Pat Robertson Against Muslim Judges

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(Hat Tip: Dhimmi Watch)

In an appearance on ABC's "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" Sunday, Robertson, who ran for president in 1988, said if were elected he would not appoint Muslims to his Cabinet and that he was not in favor of Muslims serving as judges.

"They have said in the Quran there's a war against all the infidels," Robertson said. "Do you want somebody like that sitting as a judge? I wouldn't."

Pat Robertson's seems to be enraging the Muslim populace that is in America and is making more enemies than friends when it comes to those who follow the Koran. Although Pat Robertson represents many values cherished in America (family, God, honor, etc.) such statements border along the lines of racism to the extreme of discriminating against someone based upon their beliefs and places him with the liberal "moonbats" who hate President Bush's judicial nominees because of their stance on pro-life issues.

It is probably apparent in America that nobody wants a "religious zealot" for any judicial position, but to simply deny someone because of belief is not only would kill your nomination for President, but simply enrage the other side as well.
"He is trying to perpetuate this notion that Islam is a monolithic entity inherently at odds with modernity and democracy," Iftikhar said. "That is absolutely false... American Muslims have long been contributing members of American society.

Iftikhar added: "And I guarantee to Mr. Robertson that Muslims will one day become part of the federal bench -- whether or not he likes it."

At the rate the nation is going this latter part will probably be true. Although Islam does not have a pretty record when it comes to tolerance, simply inflaming the other side does not lead to progress either. Pat Robertson does not need to agree with Islam and can oppose it morally based on history, but to simply base qualifications for government positions on your faith is simply absurd.

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It is his opinion and he is allowed free thought and speech. He should NOT be included amongst moonbats liberal or otherwise. Since it is highly unlikely he will become our President nor aspires to be, just let the man alone.

By Anonymous Louise Wilson, at 7:59 PM EDT  

Anyone creating an "acid test" based on any belief system automatically lands themselves in the "moonbat basket."

Pat Robinson is a great guy, but saying that publically (publically is the "key word" here) was extremely dumb. Although Pat Robinson and I are of the same belief system, excluding certain religious beliefs from office is discrimination, nothing more, nothing less.

By Blogger Darnell Clayton, at 3:18 PM EDT  

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