Columnist Cal Thomas, radio host Dana Loesch, and Family Research Council president Tony Perkins took part in a CPAC panel on religious freedom Saturday, and they pronounced that times were dire for followers of Jesus Christ.
"I feel like it's time to make Christians a protected class," Dana Loesch said, as the discussion reached a fevered pitch of self-pity.
Thomas chimed in that "our commander in chief" -- who is Jesus, not President Obama -- instructed his followers that they would experience persecution.
Then Thomas and Loesch admitted that it just wouldn't be worth being a Christian if you couldn't feel persecuted.
"And since we have the victim competition in the United States," Loesch added, "I think we win."
Here, watch them climb up on those crosses for yourself...