On CNN Headline News, Glenn Beck asserted that "[t]here is a double standard in the world today" for Christians, and Catholic League president Bill Donohue later asked, "Why is it that, you know, other religions aren't held to the same degree of scrutiny?" In fact, both Donohue and Beck have a history of making inflammatory comments about religions other than Christianity.
Conservative media figures have jumped to the defense of Mel Gibson after he made a series of anti-Semitic remarks when he was arrested for driving under the influence.
On Fox News' Your World with Neil Cavuto, William Donohue claimed that Comedy Central's South Park creators are using their popular television show to attack the Christian majority, which is "somewhat analogous to what we had in South Africa, where the majority of the people who were black were dumped on by white racists." Donohue described those parodying Christianity as "secular supremacists" who "have it out against the 85 percent of the population that is Christian."
On MSNBC's Scarborough Country, William Donohue, president of the conservative Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, argued that Christians are under attack by eight popular books, including Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code. Donohue asserted that Christians have every right to be offended by books that are "hypercritical" of Christianity, just as other groups would be offended by a book that claimed that "blacks are natural-born killers, or that gays are naturally born to be moral slugs, or that Jews are taking over the world."
On MSNBC's Scarborough Country, William A. Donohue, president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, "there are people in Hollywood, not all of them, but there are some people who are nothing more than harlots" who "will do anything for the buck," adding that, if asked "to sodomize their own mother in a movie, they would do so, and they would do it with a smile on their face."
Appearing on MSNBC's Scarborough Country, Catholic League president William A. Donohue claimed that "people don't trust Muslims when it comes to liberty."
Several television and radio commentators have either hosted debates or openly questioned what they claim are the insidiously progressive goals of the award-winning film Brokeback Mountain, yet many of the same commentators openly admit they have not seen it.