The enemy of my enemy is not my friend: Rick Santorum

That’s one of those phrases you hear a lot. The idea being that if two people have a common enemy then they can, at least temporarily, set aside their differences in the pursuit of the same goal. The problem is that if these two parties are approaching that enemy for vastly different reasons, then the goal that they’re aiming at isn’t actually the same, they just have the same barrier in the way.

Case in point, American Taliban poster boy Rick Santorum. This is one of those guys that truly and honestly believes that the United States not only is built upon Biblical law, but that all legislation should be made to coincide with the Bible.

“… a country that is given rights under the god, under god, not any god, the God of Abraham, Issac and Jacob, and that God that gave us rights also gave us a responsibility, and laws, by which our civil laws have to comport with. A higher law. God’s law.”

You see, Santorum and his frothy compatriots see Sharia Law as a problem just as I and many others do, but not because it’s a tragic case of religion taking its iron fist and wrapping it around society, but that because it’s the wrong religion doing so. When Bachmann or Perry or whoever else yap and yammer about Islam running the show in the Middle East, their solution is to help them find Jesus. You know, just like the Found Fathers wanted to do when they left England.

This is what we mean by the American Taliban. They aren’t terrorists, they’re theocrats of the worst kind.

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