Hundreds of thousands of Christians have been driven from their homes in Iraq and Syria. Many have been massacred. Many Christian women have been forced into sex slavery. Christians face an ongoing level of harassment and menace from Muslims in Egypt, Pakistan, Indonesia and elsewhere. And Matthew Dowd thinks “persecution of Muslims in America ” is a bigger problem? “A recent study found that 90,000 Christians died for their faith in 2016.” How many Muslims were killed for their faith in the U.S. in 2017? None, of course.
Getting yelled at by a yahoo in a supermarket is a “bigger problem” than getting massacred wholesale and whole communities wiped out?
“Despite Evidence, ABC News Analyst Claims Muslim Persecution ‘Bigger Problem’ Than Christian Persecution,” by Peter Hasson, Daily Caller, May 12, 2017:
Despite the fact that Christians are the most persecuted religion in the world, ABC News’ chief political analyst Matthew Dowd wants the media to focus instead on the “bigger problem” of Muslim persecution.
“Maybe you can talk about the bigger problem which is persecution of Muslims in America and around the globe. Bigger issue,” Dowd tweeted at Fox News’ Shannon Bream in response to a segment on growing persecution of Christians around the world.
Dowd defended his claim by saying that “Muslims are threatened every day in America, by right wing Christian extremists.”
A recent study found that 90,000 Christians died for their faith in 2016, making them the most persecuted religion in the world. Almost a third of those Christian martyrs were killed by Islamic extremists….