Tim Tebow is an active Christian who uses his position in the public-eye to further his religious agenda. As such, he deserves all the sarcasm the media can heap upon him. He is not off limits because he is a Christian quarterback any more than President Obama is off limits for… well, being insufficiently Christian.
I laughed my ass off to Saturday Night Live’s Tebow skit.
Of course, others were offended. Pat Robertson’s crazy response is far worse than the skit.
“If this had been a Muslim country and they had done that and had Muhammad doing that stuff, you would have found bombs being thrown off and bodies on the street,” he said.
It think it reasonable to expect that some Christian nutball will interpret Robertson’s comments the wrong way. Don’t you?
Bill Maher, a man I sometimes struggle to find funny, tweeted his sarcasm.
"Wow, Tebow just f---d #TimTebow bad. And on Xmas Eve! Somewhere in hell Satan is tebowing, saying to Hitler ‘Hey, Buffalo's killing them.’ "
The response was predictable.
"Bill Maher is disgusting vile trash," Fox News host Eric Bolling tweeted. "I can't even repeat what he just tweeted about Tebow … on Christmas Eve. #straighttohellBill."
As long as Tebow paints bible verses on his face and inspires Christian's to engage in tebowing, then we get to slap back with our own wit, sarcasm, and humor. Tebow made himself fair game in the culture war on his own. It’s only fair that we take advantage of the situation. Right?