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Monthly Archives: January 2008

Christian Lies

January 2008


Pandering and prevarication are, of course, an inevitable part of presidential elections. Leading candidates say and promise what they deem necessary to win, for in their moral calculus winning is everything. While it is possible to stomach a certain amount of such disingenuous opportunism, this year’s Republican field is particularly odious in their kowtowing to the Religious Right, especially in their fantastic and dishonest claim that the United States was founded as a Christian nation.


Mike Huckabee, a Baptist minister, has made the absurd suggestion that “a majority” of the 56 signers of the Declaration… Continue reading