Clark Mountain Musings

Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Paul Hackett thinks Evangelical Christians are the Taliban

The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports, “Paul Hackett, the tough-talking Iraq war veteran seeking the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in Ohio, is refusing to back down from an assertion that ‘the Republican Party has been hijacked by the religious fanatics’ who ‘aren’t a whole lot different than Osama bin Laden.’ ” Hackett, a Cincinnati attorney, said, “ ‘I said it. I meant it. I stand behind it,’ in a statement issued by his campaign after Ohio GOP Chairman Bob Bennett demanded that Hackett apologize.”

From Congressional Quarterly's Midday Update

No different than what sitting Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) said "Christian broadcasters are "sort of our home-grown Taliban." " LINK

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