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Thursday, September 09, 2010

Griper Blade: "I'm Not a Bigot. That Terry Jones Guy -- Now There's a Bigot"

As I've already pointed out, Florida preacher Terry Jones seems to have a lot in common with suicide cult-leader Jim Jones. It turns out that Jones was booted out of his church in Cologne, Germany for being a tyrant and more than a little goofy. According to Alex Seitz-Wald at Think Progress:

Former members of Jones' German church described a "climate of fear and control" and said Jones insisted on "blind obedience." Some former congregants are even "still undergoing therapy as a result of 'spiritual abuse.'" A German Protestant Church official familiar with Jones even said the pastor has a "delusional personality."

I'm a little lost on what "spiritual abuse" might be, but it's pretty obvious that Jones is a lunatic. If anything is clear about Jones from the totality of the record, it's that he's a headline grabbing clown with delusions of grandeur. He believes that Islam as a whole is evil, that moderate Muslims don't exist, and that Christianity -- and, by extension, the United States -- is at war with Islam. In short, the only thing that makes him any different from the rest of the anti-Islam nuts is that he plans to burn Qurans on the anniversary of 9/11...[CLICK TO READ FULL POST]

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