“Until Asia Bibi is freed, not one dollar of U.S. aid should go to Pakistan.”
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) departs from the “narrative” — the one followed by the media, the Obama administration, and most of his colleagues in Congress — and talks about the worldwide epidemic of persecution against Christians, mostly at the hands of Muslims.
At about 16:00 in this video Sen. Paul shows that he has bought the line about the tolerance, inquisitiveness, and scientific accomplishments of the Islamic Middle East during the Middle Ages. He obviously could use some instruction from Fjordman, Robert Spencer, Steve Coughlin, and other experts who have studied the history of Islam in great depth.
However, the fact that a sitting United States Senator could say these things in a public forum should be enough to make us all stand up and cheer:
Hat tip: Vlad Tepes.