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"Jews have their own religion which follows Jesus Christ"

This is a trainwreck of a woman who is running for political office in Australia.  You can watch her entire interview here:

http://youtu.be/6_1SFf8t-ko

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But the real question - this kind of ignorance is what we're used to hearing from the fringe Conservative Christians here in the US.  So much so, that normally, we are the laughingstock of the world while other nations mock us for encouraging them.  This is in Australia.  Non-religious people are the second largest belief-based demographic in the country, and nearly half the country is non-Christian.

The combination of Christian fervor combined with anti-Islam intolerance seems to be spreading, but is this good or bad for Christianity in general?  Are any warm bodies good enough?

(also related, how on earth can someone who was arrested for threatening to use a chemical weapon in a shopping center run for office there?)

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NotPanicking

Asked by NotPanicking at 10:42 PM on Aug. 8, 2013 in Religious Debate

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  • "As a trained welder, she's used to hate" *snort*

    The first step in runaway hate and fear mongering is giving it a legitimate voice. This is what threatens to happen in Australia. The only plus I saw from that interview was that the woman interviewing her inserts the correct answer to each ridiculous claim.

    "I don't have anything against Islam as a country" WTH?

    And I guess she can run because she hasn't been convicted yet.
    Mrs_Prissy

    Answer by Mrs_Prissy at 11:01 PM on Aug. 8, 2013

  • Wow. "Islam as a country." And trained welder or not, the hate she's used to is what comes out of her own mouth.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 12:18 AM on Aug. 9, 2013

  • The stupidity, it burns.

    Squawk...
    3libras

    Answer by 3libras at 2:01 PM on Aug. 9, 2013

  • dafuq did I just watch? The stupid should be painful
    Sekirei

    Answer by Sekirei at 1:18 PM on Aug. 21, 2013

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