In his illness, Ariel Sharon brings together and exposes the two extremists from two different religions as if to show that regardless of religion, the language that religious extremists speak remains the same – of hatred.
“He was dividing God’s land. And I would say, ‘Woe unto any Prime Minister of Israel who takes a similar course to appease the E.U., the United Nations or the United States of America.’ God says, ‘This land belongs to me. You better leave it alone’ ”
-PAT ROBERTSON, televangelist, suggesting that Israeli Premier Sharon’s massive stroke last week was divine punishment.
“Today you will all have heard – and I hope that this is final – that the criminal of Sabra and Shatila has rejoined his ancestors. God willing, the others will join him soon.”
-MAHMOUD AHMADINEJAD, President of Iran, making a premature announcement of the ailing Sharon’s death.