Doug Wilson is no normal pastor. He is a biblical hard-liner, a man who in numerous books and speeches is quick to advocate the most draconian punishments of the Old Testament for all kinds of offenses, some quite minor. And that applies to the Sitler case directly, judging from what Wilson wrote in his 1999 book Fidelity: “When we are dealing with young children who are abused by adults (pederasty, child porn, etc.), the penalty for those guilty of the crime should be death.” Except . . .
If those who consider the term “government schools” to be divisive would step back from their posture of taking offense for a moment, they might realize that the term “government,” whether used divisively or not, is the descriptor that most accurately reflects the nature of the thing being discussed. . . .