Billy Donohue and his merry gang of holy thugs are in full-on outrage mode again:
A planned Holy Week exhibition of a nude, anatomically correct chocolate sculpture of Jesus Christ was canceled Friday after Cardinal Edward Egan and other outraged Roman Catholics complained.
The “My Sweet Lord” display was shut down by the hotel that houses the Lab Gallery in midtown Manhattan. Roger Smith Hotel President James Knowles cited the public outcry for his decision.
Matt Semler, the gallery’s creative director, resigned in protest.
The six-foot sculpture by artist Cosimo Cavallaro was the victim of “a strong-arming from people who haven’t seen the show, seen what we’re doing,” Semler said.
But word of the confectionary Christ infuriated Catholics, including Egan, who described it as “a sickening display.”
Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, fumed, “It’s an all-out war on Christianity. They wouldn’t show a depiction of Martin Luther King Jr. with genitals exposed on Martin Luther King Day, and they wouldn’t show Muhammad depicted this way during Ramadan. It’s always Christians, and the timing is deliberate.”
Good thing the artist doesn’t blog for Edwards- the Donohue might have turned purple and died on the spot.
At any rate, I guess we can safely conclude that what drives Jesus nuts really nuts is Jesus’s nuts.
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