"desperate and discombobulated secularism"

Brendan O'Neill, the atheistic libertarian, attacks the ludicrous campaign to have the Pope arrested in his article "The Secular Inquisition" in Spiked, of which he is the editor. It is a fun piece in which he talks a lot of sense.
[...] despite the lack of any obvious, sensible reason why they break out in boils at the mention of the words ‘Benedict’, ‘priest’ or ‘Catholic’, the pope-hunters’ campaign has acquired a powerfully pathological, obsessive and deafeningly shrill character.

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