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    Thank God for Pete Buttigieg, the Christian right's kryptonite Even if you don't plan on voting for him, the contrast between Buttigieg and Trump will only help the Democrats



    AMANDA MARCOTTE at Salon

    https://www.salon.com/2019/04/25/tha...ts-kryptonite/

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    South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg has drawn criticism for running for president in a crowded field of Democrats that includes many women and candidates of color who have a great deal more political experience than he does. But there's one reason Democratic voters should be glad he's in the primary race, even if they don't plan on voting for him: Every day Buttigieg remains in the national spotlight he exposes the hypocrisy of white evangelicals. In doing so, he's helping to diminish their still-formidable political power.

    Buttigieg is what most white evangelical couples dream of in a son ó except, of course, that he's gay and married to a man. And because of this, Buttigieg is able, both in his rhetoric and identity, to expose on a daily basis how the evangelical talk about "family values" is simply cover for their misogyny and homophobia, and how evangelical "sexual morality" is just a weapon to terrorize anyone who isn't a straight man.

    The contrast between the thoughtful and devoted Buttigieg and Donald Trump, whom most white evangelicals voted for, is comically vast. Trump seems to have used fraud to evade military service. He's half-literate and his attempts at faking Christian beliefs are insultingly lazy. And he's a compulsive adulterer who has blown up two marriages and cheated on his current wife with a nude model and a porn actress.

    Despite his Boy Scout demeanor, Buttigieg isn't afraid to contrast his wholesome life with Trump's truly awe-inspiring levels of sleaze. He's specifically singled out Vice President Mike Pence, who built his career using religion to shame women and sexual minorities for daring to have a sex life, for being "the cheerleader of the porn star presidency.

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    So. Evangelical Christians are to abandon Republicans because Trump has been married 3 times, has been somewhat of a playboy in the past. All of the lefts accusations on sexual abuse simply cannot be believed since this is one way they use to lie about and get rid of opponents. God NEVER said that it was the GOVERNMENT'S JOB to 'provide for everyone that doesn't want to work, which is what Democrats have been demanding'.

    And they're to move to Butigieg, a homosexual pervert who is USING his sexual perversion to put down others and who is FOR

    Abortion up to and including directly after birth,
    Acceptance of and accommodations for every sexual perversion under the sun,
    Following only laws they agree with, disregarding those they don't agree with,
    Unfettered illegal immigration,
    Socialism and the poverty that it ALWAYS results in.

    Idiots.


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    9. I really appreciated this following quote from the Salon piece:

    So Democrats should be glad for Buttigieg's entrance into the race, even if they don't plan on voting for him in the primary. The religious right has, by dint of being well-organized, outsized power in U.S. electoral politics. But the more they're exposed as hypocrites, the more followers they lose, and the harder it is for them to gain and leverage influence. And every day they're flipping out about Buttigieg while they continue to protect Trump, their demobilization is hastened.



    The jack*sses think Christians are too dumb to see the hypocrisy of the left. They aren't going to reject a man who is imperfect but who has a conservative agenda for a morally pure Democrat (of which Butigieg and every liberal is FAR FROM) who approves of abortion up to and including after birth and all the other immoral beliefs of Democrats.
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    So far so good, haven't seen a dog or a pony running on the democratic ticket, but it is early yet
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    Greg Hunter over at USAwatchdog referred to him as Buttgerbil a few days ago. Iím stealing it.
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    From what I've read about ButtBoy, he
    should be a natural for the LibTards and
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    But Teh Clown Show has just begun!!!
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    Just a few days ago 156 Christians were killed by terrorists, and DU barely took notice of it.
    It didn't take them very long to attack Christians, but they are still bitching about 50 Muslims in New Zealand.

    Once again they looked over the " Victimhood " chart and decide that some people just need to be blown up and shot in this world and the ones who do it need to be protected from justice and the truth.
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    I don't understand why the Christian "Right" should fear him? He is unrepentant, in a sinful relationship and is a member of an apostate church.

    Christians didn't vote for Trump because he claims to be a Christian, they voted for him because his platform is more in line with their beliefs than the alternatives'.
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    Thank God for Pete Buttigieg, the Christian right's kryptonite Even if you don't plan on voting for

    Thank God for Pete Buttigieg, the Christian right's kryptonite Even if you don't plan on voting for him, the contrast between Buttigieg and Trump will only help the Democrats
    Quote Originally Posted by FlaGator View Post
    I don't understand why the Christian "Right" should fear him? He is unrepentant, in a sinful relationship and is a member of an apostate church.

    Christians didn't vote for Trump because he claims to be a Christian, they voted for him because his platform is more in line with their beliefs than the alternatives'.
    For news and opinion I frequent PJ Media/Instapundit, Hot Air blog, and Power Line blog. I also visit Drudge more or less daily (contrary to DU-grade Progs' claim, he has almost no original material or personal commentary, and his story/source selection is pretty wide-ranging). And I visit Christian Post once or twice a week. The contributors to the first three range from not particularly religious to strongly Evangelical and observant Jews. Pretty much the reaction across all those sites has been a mix of, "What in the world is Buttigieg talking about?!" and showing, in detail, that Buttigieg's claims are inconsistent with reality.

    IOW, far from weakening or neutralizing Evangelicals, Buttigieg has picked a fight using false claims with a very large group of people who have ample means to demonstrate the truth and non-Evangelical defenders whose sense of justice will further expose Buttigieg's claims as false. Buttigieg's shtick might play well in the LGBTQRSTUVWXYZ community (though even that may be doubtful) and among DU-grade Progs, but it won't play with ordinary Americans.
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    Pete Buttgoer is a non-Christian--and a non-starter.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Elspeth View Post
    Pete Buttgoer is a non-Christian--and a non-starter.
    He's one of those Lady Gaga Christians... he was born that way so take it up with God
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    Quote Originally Posted by FlaGator View Post
    He's one of those Lady Gaga Christians... he was born that way so take it up with God
    Wow. Buttgoer is assuming the Good Lord really hated him enough to make him gay.
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