David Cameron ventured where even Tony Blair feared to tread (quoth the Guardian), quoting from the Gospel of Luke, speaking of ‘we Christians’, and welcoming the Christian ‘fightback’. ‘The values of the Bible, the values of Christianity, are the values that we need’, he said.
Oh, ffs! Has the dumb bastard ever read Leviticus (slavery, killing adulterers, among others)? Or Genesis, with that archetypal arsewipe, Lot, offering his daughters to the mob to protect visiting “angels”?
Are these, and other examples of violence, cruelty, and death, almost without number throughout the Old Testament, the “values of the Bible” we all need?
And where, Dave, you hypocrital arsehole, assuming that you’re more inclined to the New Testament, is your Christian charity when it comes to the chronically sick and disabled?
Where does it say, in this book of fairy tales that you’re so fond of, “Yea, and thou shalt persecute those who suffer sickness, and who are infirm in body, even unto penury and the taking of their own lives,”?
In your own time…