Many seem to think that GOP stands for God's Own Party. They believe that God Himself placed George W. Bush in the White House in 2000 and condemned the rest of us to hell for questioning that. No one will ever convince me that the Almighty has to resort to voting fraud, dangling chads and the like to get His will done in an election. If Bush was God's choice for America, it must have been for punishment purposes because he certainly did not bring any Divine blessings or favor.
John McCain, the war hero, claims to be the candidate in this election with the most experience. Christians hypocritically overlook his history of philandering and subsequent divorce of his faithful wife for a much younger rich woman. Never mind that her family made their millions by selling booze. He is certainly more experienced in the ways of the world than Obama. I think his first wife, who waited five years for his release as a POW, is the real hero. Are these Christians actually for McCain or just against Obama? If so, why? I'm sure race doesn't have anything to do with it.
Why are Christians so terrified by Barack Obama? With wild-eyes and frothing mouths, Christians have told me repeatedly that Obama is a Muslim, a socialist and even the Antichrist. They are sounding the alarm that America is doomed if he is elected. No one knows yet what an Obama presidency will look like, but I am confident it will be an improvement over the arrogant, air headed, belligerent and bellicose incompetence we have barely endured for the last eight years. If America goes down the tubes, it will be because of the brutal wounding of our economy, the loss of international stature stemming from a foolish war and the shredding of the Constitution by a Republican President blindly endorsed by Christians.
We currently teeter on the brink of sliding down into the ranks of former super power nations like the Soviet Union, while China rises to prominence. It will take nothing short of a miracle to pull America back from this dangerous precipice that Bush has led us to. A friend told me he thinks that changing Presidents now is like changing the captain of the Titanic after it hit the iceberg. I hope he is wrong.