At a high level both Christian and Islamic extreme fundamentalists are similar:
- both are intolerant,
- both want their side to win at the expense of the other,
- both are willing to kill to achieve their cause, and
- and both believe God is on their side.
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We are in a fight between centrists (Obama/Biden) who will promote peace and extremists (Palin/McCain) who want to win wars.