The Brooklyn Eagle has focused its laser hot Klieg light of news on frequent BHB commenter Jeffrey J. Smith. The outspoken Smith recently has been very vocal about his outrage over Theater 2020’s choice to stage its production of Romeo and Juliet featuring Muslim and Hindu actors at St. Charles Borromeo Church.
You know, because the Muslims are out to get EVERYBODY.
His BHB comments would make Long Island’s favorite xenophobe Representative Peter King proud with Smith proclaiming, “Catholic culture is indeed rich.” He adds that “this production does not belong in a Catholic facility.”
Apparently, the Eagle newsroom was abuzz when they received a phone call (what? his Telex machine was busted?) from Brooklyn Heights’ answer to Michelle Malkin, Mr. Smith:
Brooklyn Eagle: In a phone call to the Eagle, Smith elaborated by saying that both of these cultures (Islam and Hinduism) are basically hostile to Christianity. He added that during his childhood, before the advent of ecumenism, St. Charles Borromeo was packed on Sunday morning.
Sure, Mr. Smith is entitled to his opinion. Yes we’re glad the folks at the Eagle, especially its esteemed editor/Manhattanite Raanan Geberer, are reading this blog regularly (and perhaps someday they’ll have the technology to LINK BACK to us). But as any self-respecting web savvy commenter knows there’s only one place this discussion is heading: