A conservative-leaning actor slammed remarks made by President Obama at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington last week. The president has been criticized across the spectrum since he made the remarks.
The president made the following comment last week:
Unless we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember that during the Crusades and the Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ.
Actor Nick Searcy slammed the president on Twitter Sunday. Searcy currently stars in FX’s Justified, and has appeared several films including Cast Away, One Hour Photo, and Moneyball.
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Conservatives have not been the only ones to admonish Obama for what he said. Andrea Mitchell of NBC News lambasted the president on Meet The Press Sunday.
You don’t use the words Crusades, number one, in any context right now. It’s just it’s too fraught. And the week after a pilot is burned alive, in a video shown, you don’t lean over backwards to be philosophical about the sins of the fathers. You have to deal with the issue that’s in front of you or don’t deal with it at all. Talk about faith.
Speaking Monday on Fox News’ Hannity, Star Parker called the president’s words “verbal rape,” while former Fox News host and former Republican Gov. Mike Huckabee of Arkansas asserted that everything Obama does “is against what Christians stand for, and he’s against the Jews in Israel.”
The one group of people that can know they have his undying, unfailing support would be the Muslim community. And it doesn’t matter whether it’s the radical Muslim community or the more moderate Muslim community.