Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Why I hate the Religious Right (with a righteous hatred) #762

From a Washington Post interview with Jerry Falwell Jr.:
WP: Is there anything President Trump could do that would endanger that support from you or other evangelical leaders? 
JF: No. 
I believe him. If not boorish, self-aggrandizing, brain-dead tweeting, nor compulsive lying, nor bragging about grabbing the genitals of women-- if none of this is enough to temper the support of Falwell Jr. and other "evangelical leaders," then I can't imagine what would do the trick.

Here is the entire, sad interview. 

Atheists can't harm Christianity. Only Christians can harm Christianity.


  1. To quote historian John Fea, "Fear is the political language conservative evangelicals know best." Trump has played on those fears, and the religious right has fallen for it because their concept of America must be restored at all costs even if it means compromising any Christian integrity/witness in the process.

  2. Here's a video of Mr. Trump, at Liberty University, saying that he has never sought forgiveness for anything. He was applauded: