Why Religion Must Be Removed from Politics, Reason #493745
It's simple, really. Besides the fact that religious men in politics wear too much makeup (see above), Delay is a racist, misogynist, thieving, lying prick and he'll soon be a convict. No amount of apologizing to the invisible sky buddies can make that go away. But the wingnuts have gloamed on the Christianity, and morphed it into Christianism- an ersatz variety of "religion" that serves only one True Purpose: giving cover to their scumbags when nothing else will.
Faith, and lack of it, is a private matter and should be kept that way. I can't do much about the proliferation of churches, but I can demand that they are left out of the political discussion. Unless you want to continue to read hurl-inducing cowshit like this:
Q: You write very openly about what you call "the dark side of Tom DeLay" that still exists even since you gave your life to Christ. You admit to being aggressive sometimes; I think you even use the word "mean." Do you think maybe that has hurt your Christian witness through the years?
A: Well, yes it does, and it's something I struggle with every day – because it's not who I am now. But it's certainly a person that I was, that I'm constantly trying to get rid of. I get angry when I see things happening that I think are wrong, and I struggle with that anger. And I have to be constantly reminded that I have to love my enemies, that I have to approach people and issues and my own conduct in a loving way.
And that's very difficult. It's a weakness I struggle with every day
I can't wait to know he's struggling with some hairy, dark-hued vatos in a dingy Texan cell. He'll learn what 'weak' really means. But an even more disgusting image than Tom playing 'drop the soap' in a prison shower: Tom returning to public life, having been found (again!) by Jeebus. If you see this crap picked up in the SCLM, call them on it. It's patently insincere bunk.