Fox News Hume: Only Christianity is ‘True,’ Tiger Woods, Wife Forced to ‘Do the Best They Can’ With Buddhism

February 23, 2010

(ChattahBox)—Fox News analyst Brit Hume dug himself deeper into his continuing saga of “my religion is better than yours” foolishness, by suggesting that serial adulterer Tiger Woods is pretty much screwed in the forgiveness and redemption department, because he is not a Christian. But Hume, while appearing on the O’Reilly factor Tuesday night, being the magnanimous guy that he is, reasoned that Tiger Woods will just have to make the best of a bad situation with that satanic Buddhism stuff.

When the Tiger Woods’ sex scandal began to dominate the media, Brit Hume had previously suggested that the beleaguered PGA golfer should convert to Christianity as an example to the world:

“The extent to which he can recover seems to me depends on his faith,” said Hume. “He is said to be a Buddhist. I don’t think that faith offers the kind of redemption and forgiveness offered by the Christian faith. My message to Tiger is, ‘Tiger turn to the Christian faith and you can make a total recovery and be a great example to the world.”

Of course every Republican politician worth their salt, surely knows that Christianity offers a better deal for cheaters. Gov. of South Carolina Mark Sanford returned home, fresh from a jaunt to Argentina to be in the arms of his mistress, and declared that he deserved to be forgiven for his transgressions, just like King David, the biblical King of Israel.

So, Brit Hume isn’t being offensive and bigoted with his remarks condemning non-Christian religions, he is just letting Woods know there is a better deal to be had with Christianity, if one wants to hypocritically rationalize wrongdoing.

During last night’s O’Reilly’s Factor, O’Reilly asked Hume to respond to Woods’ televised statement, in which he asked for forgiveness and declared that his belief in Buddhism was helping him remake his life. O’Reilly suggested that Woods’ remarks about his Buddhist faith were in direct response to Hume’s previous statements, and he may be right:

O’REILLY: “Tiger Woods references Buddhism on Friday in his confession. I believe that was a direct response to you saying that Christianity might help him because of the forgiveness—–Anything on that for us?”

HUME: “I’m not sure Tiger Woods ever heard about what I said… Tiger Woods showed himself in that presentation to be a shaken, chastened and contrite man and gone was the swagger, gone was all the radiant self confidence that we used to see in him. This was a pretty shaken guy out there. Now look, I think because I’m a Christian and I believe that Christianity is true, that Tiger Woods and his wife Elin would be a lot farther down the road towards forgiveness and redemption if they were both Christians. But they’re not and they are going to do the best they can with what they have and I wish Tiger Woods well.


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4 Responses to “Fox News Hume: Only Christianity is ‘True,’ Tiger Woods, Wife Forced to ‘Do the Best They Can’ With Buddhism”

  1. Charles on February 23rd, 2010 4:12 pm

    Sucks to have someone speak the truth to you huh? There is but one way to true forgiveness, it is the power of Christ. Not any other religion offers the pathway to the cleansing of sin that Christianity does.

    I know, I know, this is going to make all the God haters, and false religion followers see red.

    My response is “Hey if you don’t believe it, why be so offended by it” It’d be like me telling you your favorite food isn’t the best tasting in the world. No big deal right? I’ll tell you why you get upset though if you care to be elucidated. It’s because deep in your heart you know it’s true and your desire and pride not to fall on your knees at the cross and tremble in the power of Christ overrides your judgment.

  2. Old Man Dotes on February 23rd, 2010 5:08 pm

    “Brit Hume isn’t being offensive and bigoted with his remarks condemning non-Christian religions”

    And Adolf Hitler wasn’t being a genocidal maniac when he ordered the murder of millions of Jews, he was just extolling the virtues of Christianity.

    Thanks, Brit and Charles, if you two are examples of Christianity, I think I’ll convert to atheism. If Heaven is filled with souls like yours, Hell has to be a better place. And if that offends you, it’s because deep in your heart you know it’s true, and that you are a hypocrite who will be spat out of God’s mouth into the lake of fire.

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  4. Charles on February 24th, 2010 3:11 pm

    Hitler was an Occultist, Hell he died on April 30th if that doesn’t tell you something.

    Look if a fire hydrant is red, you arguing that it is blue doesn’t change the fact that it’s red. You can argue against Christianity all you’d like. You can be offended by it’s 100% certainty. You can lash out at its adherents. It doesn’t change the fact that it’s the only path to God, all other religions won’t get you there.

    Look I know, it’s tough get a black and white choice. It’s tough being told it’s His way or Hell, you are man you WANT to rebel, it’s understood! He’ll forgive you though, just like he’d forgive Tiger if he abandoned the false religion of Buddhism.

    Old Man, I can assure you, the choice of Hell is not something you’d desire. I know you think it’s funny and cool to flaunt that. I know in your mind you feel by channeling your anger against the truth of Christianity that somehow you will be vindicated in your choice, but you won’t.

    I hope when I dead, I do get to see you in Heaven. It is wonderful if every soul could get there, but understand most souls won’t . It is a choice. Make the right one, your life will be better on Earth and for eternity.

    I might also suggest you pick up the Bible and read it cover to cover with an open mind, then see if you feel the same way you do now.

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