In reality what is really extreme, is regarding a disapproved action as good.
Mujaddid Alf-e-Thani whilst speaking against one of the reprehensible innovations which were being legitimised as 'bid'ah hasanah', said:
"And holding the disapproved as the approved is of the great sins. Since holding the unlawful (haram) as approved drags one into infidelity (kufr), considering the disapproved (makruh) as good (hasan) is one degree less than that. The ugliness of this act should well be noticed..."
(Vol 1, Letter 288)