The back-and-forth within the anti-sharia community about whether or not Rick Perry is a "fifth columnist" candidate continued this week, with Center for Security Policy's Dave Reaboi and Ace of Spades both coming to Perry's defense.

At Counter Contempt, David Stein also analyzed the "controversial" Muslim history curriculum Perry helped coordinate in Texas, and skewered the idea that it's a pro-Sharia program. You can comb over the whole plan here, but here are a few excerpts:

1. Countries of Western Civilization have secular governments, which means great toleration of cultural and religious differences.

2. Countries of Islamic Civilization for the most part either have religiously dominated governments or demands to make them more religious, which mean less toleration of cultural and religious differences.

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