Thursday, December 15, 2005

Is there anything more annoying and pathetic...

...than white American Christianists* whining about being victims? Let's see. 80% of Americans call themselves Christian. The United States is the most powerful, wealthiest empire the world has ever seen. You've got a born-again President who grovels at the feet of evangelical leaders.

Yet, these poor brittle little souls act as if they've been enslaved for a hundred years. Or had their land swiped. Or thrown into intern camps. Or prohibited from marrying their loved ones.

Oh, what fire burns inside as the Christianist passes by a "Happy Holidays" sign at the local Mervyns. Is there a worse indignity that can be inflicted on a person? Oh, Lord or Savior, I beseech you to punish these heathens without mercy, these blasphemous souls who refuse to recognize that it is the Lord Himself who commends us to honor His birthday by running our holy credit card debts because our son cannot do without the newest XBox! Oh, please deliver us from this wretched earth, from the Best Buy sales clerk who mocks us with his paganistic greetings, taunting our very soul with his demonistic secularism!

* Christanist here is used similarly to "Islamist" to distinguish the observant and devout (Christians and Muslims) from extremist religious-identity freaks who want to establish their religion as the basic organizing principle that governs every facet of civilized life.