Afghanistan is aflame because the U.S. military accidentally burned the Qur’an. Syria is teetering on the edge of civil war. Egypt’s hopeful push toward democracy is faltering, as the regime has arrested some Western citizens who were hoping to help the nation build a functioning civic culture. Iran is moving inexorably toward acquiring nuclear weapons while threatening to shut down the Strait of Hormuz.
While the House of Islam appears to be the focal point of international trouble, President Obama is picking a fight with the followers of another world faith–Roman Catholicism. What is their sin, according to Mr. Obama? Not providing free contraception, sterilization, and morning after pills to their employees. I’m just glad the president can see where the real threat to America lies.