Yes, the rot within is this advanced. “President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran to give alternative Christmas Day message,” by Matthew Moore in the Telegraph, December 24 (thanks to all who sent this in):
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran will give a message of seasonal goodwill on Christmas Day as an alternative to the Queen’s traditional broadcast, it has been announced….
President Ahmadinejad has previously called for Israel to be wiped off the map and described the Holocaust a “myth”, and Channel 4’s decision has been condemned by MPs.
A spokesman for the broadcaster said the message is a spiritual one and includes the president’s wishes for seasonal goodwill.
In it he congratulates followers of Jesus Christ and the people of Britain on the anniversary of Jesus’s birth. He speaks about society’s problems and crises being rooted in its rejection of the message of God’s prophets including Jesus.
He also criticises the “indifference of some governments and powers towards the teachings of the divine prophets, especially those of Jesus Christ”.
In other words, he will be calling the British people to convert to Islam. In Islamic theology Jesus was a Muslim prophet whose message was corrupted by his followers to create Christianity. The idea that society’s problems are rooted in rejection of the message of the prophets is a call for society to adopt Sharia, Islamic law, which is a comprehensive program for every aspect of society.
Philip Davies MP, a Tory member of the culture select committee, said Channel 4’s decision to broadcast a message from President Ahmadinejad was “completely unacceptable on every level”.
“His previous comments don’t strike me as being in tune with with what most people feel at Christmas time. He is an offensive man and the last person you would want to use for a Christmas message….