Evangelical Confused About Why His 9/11 Koran-Burning Party Might Be Problematic

Man, this is all going to look great in the history books. I suppose there’s one way you could look at this and say that those who are brave enough to stand up to Islam are being persecuted.

He said his bank recently demanded immediate repayment of the $140,000 balance on the church mortgage; that his property insurance had been canceled since he announced in late July that he intended to burn copies of the Koran; and that death threats now come in regularly.

“We have to be careful,” he said. He tapped a holster on the right hip of his jean shorts; it held a .40-caliber pistol, which he said he was licensed to carry.

But you’d have to be really high.