Liberal heads have begun to roll over last week’s embarrassing by-election loss in Toronto.
Now who could be next?
Blast Furnance Blog, a long-time Progressive Blogger, has read Benedict’s speech in full and has the following to say about those that are now twisting his words to encourage a Muslim backlash:
Earlier today, Ratz said he apologized for any offence he caused. There was no need for him to do so. He was merely quoting a Byzantine Emperor in the 14th century, Manuel Paleologu II, who was critical of Mohammed — rightly or wrongly…People should actually take the time to check the facts. For some broadcasters and print media, however, truth is less important than ratings — or riling up people to commit even more terrorist acts.
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And in the meantime, The People’s Cube is reporting: “Experts to compile list of things that don’t offend Islam.”
I’m personally not sure about Gingrich’s chances. If Guiliani comes on strong, however, a southern conservative like Gingrich may make an ideal stop-Guiliani candidate.