double standard, example 6,487,312

By Diogenes (articles ) | Oct 08, 2007

Here's a rule of thumb in American political discourse: When a presidential candidate announces plans to act as an "instrument of God" and to create a "kingdom on earth," you can be quite sure he will be identified by the mass media as either a menace to world peace or... a liberal Democrat.

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  • Posted by: - Oct. 09, 2007 11:15 AM ET USA

    So I take it us knuckle-draggers are supposed say something like "hey, that Obama guy isn't a Devil worshipper, like I thought! He's my man!" Meanwhile, Obama and his media allies can't figure out for the life of them why man creating a New Kingdom on Earth isn't playing the way it was supposed to with the knuckle-dragging Christian set.

  • Posted by: - Oct. 09, 2007 8:52 AM ET USA

    Yes, wpatc64, I DO remember Bill Clinton's speech at the 1992 convention where he announced his "New Covenant" as a successor to the New Deal, Fair Deal, and New Frontier. He never mentioned it again after that. As for the "Left Behind" series, it is anti-Catholic trash disguised as adventure novels.

  • Posted by: - Oct. 09, 2007 7:16 AM ET USA

    What’s new here? Liberal Demoncrats have been pandering to black churches for years. They get away with it because Sharpton, Jackson and the Demoncrat’s shills in the media would immediately play the race card against any white, Conservative, Republican with the temerity to object. None of them have any shame. I wish someone would ask Obama and Clinton how many times they’ve been to church in the year before they declared their presidential campaigns.

  • Posted by: - Oct. 08, 2007 10:37 PM ET USA

    I agree with Adamah. I think that real presecution is on the cards in the very near future.

  • Posted by: - Oct. 08, 2007 10:00 PM ET USA

    What happened to the "wall of separation" between church and State? Apparently the wall does not exist in Protestant "churches", especially black Protestant churches. Does it exist only in regard to the Catholic Church? Where is the IRS when we need them?

  • Posted by: - Oct. 08, 2007 9:06 PM ET USA

    Does anyone remember when Bill Clinton, early on, promised to make a "New Covenant" with the people? I do. False prophets are cheaper by the dozen.

  • Posted by: - Oct. 08, 2007 12:57 PM ET USA

    My first thought before I read the accompanying article was, "there's something strangely prophetic about the use of the phrase 'kingdom on earth' by a politician". The whiff of something more than ordinarily amiss was confirmed by reading the article and a trip through Isaiah, Jeremiah, and the Book of Revelation might be worthwhile. I wonder if the congregation gave any thought to their "Left Behind" videos.

  • Posted by: - Oct. 08, 2007 10:25 AM ET USA

    unfortunately, the media would be correct in this case it would pose a menace because part of the agenda regarding most of those in his camp is to take the Good Lord out of the public discourse...out of the public square.

  • Posted by: - Oct. 08, 2007 9:17 AM ET USA

    Hmmm......bad things happen when men (or Hillary) try to create a "kingdom on earth." This is what happens after we make gods in our image. Is there any doubt that we are about to experience a religious persecution to an extent not seen in 1700 years?