“When King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia stood before the United Nations last week to proclaim his opposition to ‘religious intolerance,’ anyone listening would have to think: Of all the gall!” wrote Joel Brinkley. Yet no one who attended the conference, including President Bush, pointed out the hypocrisy. “Saudi Arabia, it happens, is the world’s most intolerant state on religious matters,” Brinkley noted. “Sure, many other nations are guilty of atrocities committed in the name of religion. We humans have a long and sorry history of that. Today, however, only in Saudi Arabia are these rules institutionalized on such a broad scale – and enforced.”
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