Why The Last Thing We Need Is A Fundamentalist President

I have no faith–ironic, that–in someone who purports to place their religion over everything else in their life.

That’s the basis of my voting habits, and the basis of who I feel I can support in government elections. For the purposes of this article, I won’t be delving into details–there’s not enough coffee in the world for me to do research this close to (and assuredly after) lunch–but you can safely assume I’m talking about all those in power who don’t think Evolution is valid, or who would see Creationism taught in schools. Fill in your favorite right-wing politician wherever you think is appropriate.

Further, I’m going to be using Wikipedia as a primary source. Scoff away if you want, but keep in mind that Wikipedia does┬áhave that handy “Sources” section at the bottom of every article, and you’re quite able to click a footnote and then click a hyperlink.

You can also see this as a troll article, if you want, but that’s not how I intend it. I’m really freaked out when I see people like Rick Perry start up organizations dedicated to turning it all over to Jesus. Why? It’s simple: Religious faith of any sort is based upon a willingness to put your life in the “hands” of a being who is not of this Earth, does not reside with us, and damns those who do not fit in the Christian pigeonhole.

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