Another preacher embarrasses his candidate
I'm beginning to wonder if episodes like this (link) will pave the way toward the viability of non-religious candidates. It happened to the two top contenders for President, and I bet it will happen more often as we move forward. In the US, the competition between ideologies is spawning (what I hope is) a death spiral of inflammatory rhetoric. Any candidate that has attached himself to a passionate congregation risks exposure like this.
It gives me hope!
I find the whole business of religion profoundly interesting. But it does mystify me that otherwise intelligent people take it seriously.
- Douglas Adams, Salmon of Doubt