October 30, 2013
Obama State Dept: Egypt Churches Burned by Some People Who Are 'Simply Anti-Christian' (Refuses to blame Muslim Brotherhood)Topics: Political News and commentaries
Incredibly, the Obama administration continues to support and cover-up for Islamic extremists' and the Muslim Brotherhood's war on Christians.
Via PJ Media:
Obama administration officials took heat from both the right and left over the White House's brusque stance toward the interim Egyptian government, with California Democrat Brad Sherman wryly noting "we didn't criticize Morsi's departure from democracy, but we are criticizing Morsi's departure."More here.
But perhaps the most telling moment of testimony before the House Foreign Affairs Committee this morning came when Elizabeth Jones, acting assistant secretary of State for Near East Affairs, was asked who was behind the burning of Coptic churches across the country.
"Some of them are just -- are simply anti-Christian," she stumbled in an answer that refused to point blame toward the Muslim Brotherhood or any other Islamic extremists.
Chairman Ed Royce (R-Calif.) said the hope is that the new government in Egypt, which includes women and Copts in its cabinet, and ordinary Egyptians will "reject the form of extremism that will only lead to the rights of women being eviscerated and minorities under attack in a gutted judicial system."
"As one Egyptian recently told The Economist, 'The Muslim Brotherhood was implementing a plan to burn down Egypt and destroy its foundation,'" Royce said. "While we would like a democratic partner for our many security interests in the region, we need a partner. We should push and pull with what influence we have."
Last week, Megyn Kelly discussed the Obama administration's refusal to address Islam's war on Christianity:
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