‘For me, one of the most worrying aspects about this militant secularisation is that at its core and in its instincts it is deeply intolerant,’ says Baroness Warsi, the woman who during her election campaign distributed leaflets claiming that children were being propositioned for gay relationships and opposed Labour’s scrapping of Section 28 and the equalisation of the age of consent. So she knows what she’s talking about when she says ‘deeply intolerant’.
‘It demonstrates similar traits to totalitarian regimes,’ she went on, displaying a vibrant disregard for historical fact ‘… denying people the right to a religious identity because they were frightened of the concept of multiple identities.’
She is about to embark on a trip to the Vatican to kiss the paedo-protecting Pope’s ring and wanted to cause a bit of an ooh la la before her jaunt. David Cameron, prime minister of a largely atheist, mildly Anglican country, chipped in, ‘Our relationship with the Holy See is an important one and it speaks powerfully of the positive contribution faith can make to all societies…’
We would go further, but the fairies at the bottom of our garden have asked us not to. And we do whatever those fairies say whether it makes any sense in the world or not.
Secularists are fascists says this fat-faced homophobe,