- The Washington Times - Tuesday, February 22, 2011

President Obama has gone on record praising Indonesia’s “spirit of tolerance” as exemplary. Is he kidding, or is he just in the dark about the country where he spent his formative years?

More than 900 churches in Indonesia have been firebombed by Muslim extremists since 1998. Perhaps Mr. Obama meant Indonesia’s Christians have been models of tolerance by turning the other cheek.

JACK DUCKWORTH

Burke, Va.

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