I couldn’t be a more fervent champion of free speech. The pen—or the computer keyboard—is perhaps the most powerful weapon members of a democracy could ever hold. I recognize the fact that men and women serving in the Armed Forces have fought and died for the Constitutional rights we as Americans hold dear—and free speech is certainly among the most sacred rights we have.
However, it’s positively unconscionable for bloggers to attack Christians on the basis of their faith. We wouldn’t tolerate such attacks on those of the Jewish or Buddhist faiths, so why should we permit it when Christians are the victims? Donohue says he’s already received support from groups ranging from the National Democratic Ethnic Leadership Council to the Family Research Council. As Donohue so eloquently states, “We either have one shoe that fits all when it comes to fighting bigotry, or we have a phony, politically correct approach to the subject. That is the ultimate issue, not John Edwards.”