Buchanan was the first in, explaining that indeed Christ would be down with the killing, since he himself was executed. "He did not put a high priority on this life," said Buchanan. "Death was not the great evil." Stunned, or perhaps feigning stunned, McLaughlin declared, "What an incredible explanation!"
Leggy syndicated radio host Monica Crowley—who usually has Buchanan's back on all points conservative—begged to differ. "He suffered the death penalty because it was coming from a higher authority, not the government." McLaughlin had the final word: "Jesus would not support the death penalty.> What would Jesus Kill :: Gawker