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"On Demonizing"

So, the naive part of me wonders if any of those from the Right will vocally comdemn this act as "extreme, damaging, desperate" as they did some of Dean's out of context but ill advised comments. Here is this in context bit of statesmanship:

"Rep. John Hostettler, on the floor of the House yesterday, asserted that "the long war on Christianity in America continues today on the floor of the House of Representatives" and "continues unabated with aid and comfort to those who would eradicate any vestige of our Christian heritage being supplied by the usual suspects, the Democrats" ("GOP Congressman Calls Democrats Anti-Christian"). 'Like a moth to a flame, Democrats can't help themselves when it comes to denigrating and demonizing Christians,' he said."

I heard he retracted the statment, so I googled that to see if perhaps there was a heart felt apology for overstatements said in passion. Well not quite:

"The Hostettler apology was just four seconds long. “Mr. Chairman, I ask unanimous consent to withdraw the last sentence I spoke,” he said."
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