On Friday morning, Pope Benedict XVI handed a letter to Iran's ambassador to the Holy See, appealing to Ahmadinejad for a "goodwill gesture before Easter". Mr. Ahmadenijad subsequently released the 15 British sailors as an " Easter gift to the British people". Yesterday, sources in the Middle East insisted privately that the Pope's intervention had been " important " in securing a pre-Easter escape.
Pope Benedict XVI added his voice, sending a letter yesterday appealing to Mr. Ahmadinejad for a "goodwill gesture before Easter".
So will you now compare the pope to Chamberlain as well?
He shamelessly pleaded for "goodwill" from a murderous, holocaust-denying thug. Now our enemies are emboldened.
But I guess if he didn't say "Peace in or time" then there's no similarity, huh?
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