Daniel Ruth wonders whether the old phrase, “know them by the company they keep,” should apply to Governor “Wingnut Rick” Perry.
In a nation that treasures the freedom of religious expression, Perry is more than entitled to campaign in vestments if he thinks it will help him win votes. But the governor should be mindful about the clerical company he keeps.
If Barack Obama was held to account for all the looney-tunes comments made by his former minister, Jeremiah Wright, shouldn’t Rick Perry be subject to the same standard of spiritual scrutiny?
Saturday’s ministrations were hardly a group of faithful souls known for offering up their hopes for the betterment of the nation’s spiritual health. The list of fundamentalist preachers lending their support to Perry’s rally looked like something out of the Oliver Stone Theological Seminary.
Follow the link to see some examples of the company he keeps.