The increasingly irrelevant Pat Robertson, who, this morning on This Week, seemed to reaffirm that only Jews or Christians should serve in the Cabinet and then attempted to tie Justice Ginburg to communism. He also tried to increase his relevance by throwing his weight behind Rudy Giuliani for President and cutting Bill Frist loose.
He also thought liberals are a bigger threat to our country than Hitler, Stalin, or Al-Qaeda.
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I am not sure how these 'men of God' can sit there and just blatantly lie while keeping a straight face (really- sometimes the lies are so out of control you half expect a lightning bolt to strike them in mid-sentence). When you realize how unhinged these folks are, you recognize why they think the judicial fight is the end of the world. They have turned this into a religious battle, and whipped themselves into such a lather that they really believe that if a few judges aren't confirmed, their faith is under attack.
After watching the interview again, I was reminded of a post by Hugh Hewitt that said in essence: "There is no such thing as Religious Right extremists, and if there is tell me who and what they are." Here's your example Hugh. Unfortunately for all people of faith, their beliefs and feelings are being defined by Robertson, Dobson, Falwell, Perkins and Mohler. For me the most powerful moments of faith are the most private.