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Bill Donohue Issues Threat Of Violence To Hitchens

We already know that the Catholic League's Bill Donohue is an embarrassing buffoon that talk shows love to book because he says repulsive things in d

hitchens-donohue.jpg We already know that the Catholic League's Bill Donohue is an embarrassing buffoon that talk shows love to book because he says repulsive things in defense of the Catholic Church and will smear anyone with his anti-Catholic rhetoric for political and monetary gain.

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As an Englishman again, you have to be quiet when an Irishman speaks.

She said the awards are worthless to her.

Listen, you want to take it outside, Christopher, that's fine."

What's interesting about this clip is when he's confronted by an equally obnoxious character who will not be bulldozed by Bill's tactics, he immediately wants to " take it outside" and duke it out. It's typical behavior of this strain of right wing, Christian Conservatives. (It looks like MSNBC scrubbed these remarks from their transcript. I don't usually believe that this happens on purpose most of the time, but I'm not certain in this case.)

Radar has more...Christian Donohue Says He'll Slap Bejesus out of Athiest Hitchens

So what exactly did it mean?

"It meant, if you want to keep it up, I'll sock you," Donohue tells Radar, adding that the comment was "part of the theatrics of entertainment—this wasn't PBS, after all."

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