Texas Rep: 'Mary And Jesus Didn’t Have Suicide Bomb Vests Strapped On Them'
November 20, 2015

Well, here's a special Texas snowflake feeding the Islamphobic trolls. You may recall this epic tweet from Oliver Willis earlier this week, which went viral because it was so right on the money.

Now comes Texas Representative Brian Babin with his sincere explanation for why the analogy fails:

“What they’re going to bring up over the holiday season is, ‘Mary and Joseph were refugees. Mary and Joseph when they went into Egypt were refugees,’” Bannon said.

“Well, Steve, I would just say this,” Babin responded. “Mary and Jesus didn’t have suicide bomb vests strapped on them, and these folks do. You can see it in technicolor in Paris.”

Listen, via Right Wing Watch:

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