So…it’s wrong for us to splash urine on prisoners’ copies of the Quran … but over 15 years ago an artist was awarded $15,000 (by the National Endowment for the Arts) for submerging a crucifix in his own urine, naming it Piss Christ and calling it art.
When Muslims rage against the Quran thing, it’s justified. (Look at that big bad mean USA!) But if Christians get upset over slights toward our religion, we’re right-wing fundie screwballs.
Still with me? OK. Here comes the rage toward the other side.
The Newsweek story alleging attempts to flush the Quran down a toilet* came out May 9. The riots broke out…the US Gov’t demanded a retraction.
Why why why why WHY did the government wait (almost) a whole freaking month to say, “well…we didn’t try to FLUSH the books but we did inadvertanly get urine on the books. Our bad!” Don’t they know this makes us look horrible? Even when they release this story late Friday night/early Saturday morning when it’s best to release stories that need to be buried?
Is there a political party out there for people with common sense? Because I’m tired of the one that’s in power now, and I still have major problems with the ones who aren’t.
* I tell ya..what kind of super duper toilets do they have in Gitmo anyway? Much be better than our suburban loos, since sometimes I fear attempting to flush paper towel down my own!