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Death By Stoning ... In Oklahoma: Facebook Post Makes A Candidate's Position Clear(ly) Stupid

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"I have no plans to reinstitute that in Oklahoma law."

Not right now, maybe, but at sometime in a later date when he's elected village idiot?

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Scott Esk is running for Oklahoma State Congressional District 91. He is running as a Libertarian and a moralizing moron. He thinks "ignoring as a nation things that are worthy of death is very remiss." And He doesn't think much of Pope Francis, either.

You see, it was all Francis' fault that this gay-stoning issue came about in the first place. With his (now famous) "who am I to judge", Francis ignited a firestorm of righteousness in Esk's mind, so when someone asked him on the (a local online newspaper) facebook page if he seriously condoned stoning for gays, Esk answered in the affirmative: "I think we would be totally in the right to do it." He did, however, qualify his remarks by saying that as a Libertarian he would leave it up to local municipalities to decide whether or not to adhere to Biblical law.

"And within a state, cities and communities may well have different policies, and I cheer that. That way, people can decide for themselves whether they want to live in a particular community based in part on how things like this are dealt with."

Add a bit of homophobia, some thinly veiled racism, segregation, and maybe some misogyny to the worldview of Scott Esk and, well, you get the picture.

What Esk didn't realize, was by having opined his views on homosexuality and his views that Biblically-oriented laws should be enforced at a local level, he buried any chances of a political career, or of anyone thinking he was sane.

Enter Rob Morris

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The whole thing might have been buried in Facebook, however, if it hadn't been for the investigation of MooreDaily's published and editor, Rob Morris.

"Even people that don't agree with things like gay marriage, they -- nobody wants the death penalty for gays," Morris said. "I mean, that's the most asinine thing."

The "asinine thing" again ignited Esk's righteousness and he started calling Moore and his colleagues "liars", "miscreants", and "non-Biblical-morality-believing-liberals". Moore's response couldn't be embedded, but you can view it HERE. It's not only classic, but it reveals more about Esk than he could ever have imagined: the copy of a protective order against him by his former wife and pastor, the police report from the time Esk reported a group of Hispanics as illegal immigrants - but they were celebrating a fiesta at a mall near Esk's home.

"I never told any policemen to take them all away or shoot and ask questions later, but if it gets loud, I could see it happening and I wouldn't blame them."

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