September 10, 2013

The Young Turks have had enough of Fox's Dana Perino. A few days ago the former Bush spokesb0t came out with this, saying she was fed up with atheists and that if they didn't like Christian ideology in public policy they could just leave the country.

DANA PERINO: "I'm tired of them. I remember working at the Justice Department years ago when I first started right after 9/11 and a lawsuit like this came through, and before the day had finished, the United States Senate and the House of Representatives had both passed resolutions saying that they were for keeping ‘under God’ in the pledge."

"If these people really don't like it, they don't have to live here.

Co-host Bob Beckel agreed, "Yeah, that's a good point."

Except of course that it's no such thing, as Ana Kasparian and then Cenk Uygur point out, with Uygur going on to read the Exclusion Clause of the First Amendment:

CENK UYGUR: “Well, Dana, I’m tired of you. You guys are, like, constantly, ‘Believe in my sky God! Believe in him!’ Yeah, I don’t believe in him. So, why don’t you leave the country?”

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.”

“You’re wrong, I’m right. Get the fuck out of the country.”

h/t Raw Story

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