Leftists just aren’t that into religion (see Sen. Feinstein Scolds Appeals Court Nominee For Her Catholic Faith and Bernie Sanders Has Religious Test for Trump Appointee). Unless, of course, a cult-like devotion to big government counts as religious. In which case, count them on the front pew.
These days, being a devout believer and a follower of the left is a rarity. In fact, the leftist higher-ups seem to have decided believers shouldn’t work in the government at all. Sen. Mike Lee isn’t amused, and blasted them for it on the floor of the Senate.
Granted, he’s Mormon. So the “blasting” was as polite as possible.
The reason the Constitution forbids religious tests for office, Lee warns, is so that Americans of all faiths feel invited to serve their country. When you tell a nominee it’s “of concern” that the “dogma lives loudly within” her, you’re telling devout Catholics that their government doesn’t fully trust them. Americans feel alienated enough from their leaders as is, Lee notes, that Congress should take special care not to add religious alienation to the mix.
Amen to that, sir.
Religious people are outcasts in leftist circles. But, they make an exception if the adherents belong to one of their pet groups. Then, it’s “important to respect and embrace the wide range of cultures and beliefs that make up the fabric of America.”
Funnily enough, I’ve yet to encounter a leftist grilling a Muslim on their faith. Or slamming a Muslim for refusing to bake a gay wedding cake. To the left, Christians who believe in the Ten Commandments are unqualified to hold public office. But, if the guy up for the job is a Muhammad fangirl who thinks pedophilia, genital mutilation, and blowing “infidels” into a million pieces is a-okay? Fast track that man to management!
Nearly 8-out-of-10 people in the US claim some form of religious belief. I’d say that’s more than just a statistical anomaly. For all of leftists’ talk about the importance of democracy, they seem to have it out for one of the biggest majorities around. Way to go lefties for alienating just about all of the U-S-of-A. It really goes to show where their loyalty lies. To themselves.
Like it or not, religion was instrumental in forming the foundations of America and the West…