Chaplain "Dr. Chaps" Gordon Klingenschmitt, an ordained minister says he's running for the state legislature of Colorado to oppose (get this) a 'Democratic theocracy.' I'm not kidding.
February 14, 2014

Did you know that crotchety old Gordon Klingenschmitt, a wingnuts wingnut, is now running for the state legislature of Colorado to oppose what he calls the Democratic Theology. I'm not kidding you.

Right Wing Watch:

Just last week on his "Pray In Jesus Name" program, "Dr. Chaps" Gordon Klingenschmitt declared that people who are not going to Heaven should not be entitled to receive equal protection and treatment from the government. This was especially alarming considering that Klingenschmitt is currently running for office in Colorado, seeking to become a member of the state legislature.

So we were a little confused when we came across a video that Klingenschmitt recently posted on his campaign website announcing that the reason he is running for office is "to oppose a theocracy" that the Democrats are supposedly trying to implement in the state.

Complaining that the state's civil unions bill does not have a religious exemption, Klingenschmitt asked voters to "send at least one person to the state legislature who is an ordained minister," vowing that he would defend the religious liberties of Christians from the Democrats' attempt to impose a theocracy upon them.

"I'm running to oppose a theocracy," Klingenschmitt said. "The Democrats are the ones pushing a theocracy on us"


is a form of government in which a deity is officially recognized as the civil Ruler and official policy is governed by officials regarded as divinely guided, or is pursuant to the doctrine of a particular religion or religious group.

So Gordy, the Democratic party doesn't fit that bill as you well know. If anything it's you who'd like this country to be run as a theocracy, with you in charge.

I don't understand how any person can call be a minister and say things like this.

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