Sunday night on Pundit Review Radio we discussed The Pope’s comments about Islam, and his unfortunate, furious backpeddling. What a shame. One ounce of moral clarity, and then he cowered in fear at his alleged insult to Islam. Sad. As they threaten to kill him, demand that he convert to Islam, they are doing nothing but proving his point. He should say so.
We also discussed Victor Davis Hanson’s article on the situation in which he said,
"And what are we to make of poor Benedict XVI, the scholastic, who, in a disastrous display of public sensitivity, makes the telling point, that Christianity, in its long evolution to the present, has learned to forsake violence, and to defend its faith through appeals to reason—and thus can offer its own experience in the current crisis of Islam. And by quoting from the emperor rhetorician Manuel Paleologus—whose desperate efforts at strengthening the Morea and the Isthmus at Corinth a generation before that awful Tuesday, May 29, 1453 all came