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Thursday, October 25, 2007

KOS: We Should Convert to Islam

(Via LGF)

The New Mainstream of the Democratic Party has a diary up that says Americans should convert to Islam to stop the war on terror. No, I'm not joking. User "Yacka Jah Yacka" says that the U.S. will be "no different" under Islamic law, and that completely trashing the Constitution and ushering in a totalitarian theocracy (redundant, I know) would be a "small price to pay" to end the war in Iraq:
Given the way most of us pay any real attention to the tenets of our faith, life really wouldn't be that different if we were to exchange one faith for another. The prayers would be different, but we would recite them just as mindlessly as we do today. The sermons would in all likelihood be exactly the same, and we’d continue to snore through them.

Sure, there are a few people here and there who take religion seriously, but they are in such a small minority that their protests can be easily ignored.

All in all, converting to Islam would be a small price to pay for an end to the killing and maiming of our sons and daughters, not to mention the billions of dollars we could put to better use than fighting this perpetual war.

So let’s do away with our religious pretences, adopt Islam as our new faith, add a few extra holidays to our calendar, and get down to the real business at hand: pumping oil.
Fortunately the other users on KOS have almost universally trashed this post. I still have hope that this is diary is some sort of snark, but considering what you read there on a daily basis I'm not holding my breath.

-Tommy

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