However, the inconvenient truth is that after centuries of religious wars, Christendom long ago gave it up.
Oh jeebus -- jeebus -- jeebus -- jeebus.
It seems just like seven days ago, someone wrote this:
Against millenarian fanaticism glorying in a cult of death, deterrence is a mere wish. Is the West prepared to wager its cities with their millions of inhabitants on that feeble gamble?
In other words, we have to bomb those islamafascist bastards in Iran.
I'm so glad that "they're crazy" and "we're not" -- that always works out well doesn't it?