There's a certain line when it comes to offensiveness. You crossed it. Plenty of others have crossed it before as well, and I've seen plenty of posts removed because of it.
Judging from conservative media though, conservatives tend to have a rather severe persecution complex. Anytime they get their feathers ruffled, suddenly there's a war against something they hold dear.
"The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts." -- Bertrand Russell (I think...)