“Without any immediately scheduled Congressional debates on social-issue legislation to energize its base, the Christian right has adopted President Bush’s messianic ‘struggle for civilization’ as a central feature of its culture war rhetoric going into the midterm elections. [Family Research Council president Tony Perkins] framed the issue by linking liberal evildoers with Islamic extremists, warning that ‘we are facing threats from within and from without.’ [Former FRC president Gary Bauer] described how the passengers of United Flight 93 heroically ran toward the cockpit on (more…)
Gary, Gary, Gary… You’re so transparent. You’re really pushing this after the Blacks-v.-Gays fourberie has already been exposed all over the world? Either you’re not very smart, or you are very smart, and know exactly what kind of idiots buy into this garbage.
Granted, NOM is still trying this tired old gambit, even though everybody knows it has nothing to do with race, and everything to do with religion. Bad religion. (more…)
First published December 8, 2003
Claims to fame: Former Chief Domestic Policy Advisor under Ronald Reagan; unofficial Bush II adviser; noxious president, Family Research Council; failed presidential candidate; anti-gay crusader
Moral apex: Lost nine staff workers, including campaign manager, who quit in protest of Bauer’s “inappropriate” behavior with 26-year-old deputy campaign manager.
“We are engaged in a social, political, and cultural war. There’s a lot of talk in America about pluralism. But the bottom line is somebody’s values will prevail. And the winner gets the right to teach our children what to believe.”
Suggested Bible reading for Mr. Bauer:
There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.
— Proverbs 14:12