The Indonesian Religious Affairs Minister proves once again that being a moron is no impediment to getting a cabinet post in that nation….

Suryadharma added he did not agree with Muhammadiyah’s branding of smoking as haram, saying he believed Islam’s original stance on tobacco was makruh (frowned upon) but not haram.

“Unless it poses a direct threat to human health, such as by causing heart disease, then smoking should not be haram,” he said.

[From Minister calls anti-smoking edict ‘unwise’ | The Jakarta Post]