Bob McDonnell Shares Stage With Extremists

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    Yesterday, Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell spoke to the American Taliban freak show known as the Values Voter Summit 2010.  Just to give you a flavor of who Bob McDonnell was sharing the stage with, here are a few highlights:

    *Bryan Fischer, who among other things believes that homosexuals were specially selected by Hitler because they would be more “savage, brutal and vicious” than “straight soldiers.” Fischer also believes that Muslims shouldn’t serve in the U.S. military or even be allowed to immigrate into the United States. Total hatemonger.

    *Mat Staver, Dean of the  Liberty University School of Law, says that “he does not believe Obama is the Antichrist, but he can see how others might,” that those who express such insane beliefs “are expressing a concern and a fear that is widely shared.”  I wonder if Bob McDonnell and Mat Staver swung by the booths of their respective schools while they were at the conference.

    *Rush’s brother David Limbaugh, a “birther” who says that Barack Obama is a “messianic” “narcissist” who “truly believes he is a god with a small g.” Can we say “psychological projection?”

    *Republican U.S. Senate nominee from Delaware, Christine O’Donnell, an anti-masturbation activist, creationist, and “witchcraft” afficionado.

    *The utterly bizarre Dr. Ergun Caner, former Dean of Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary, who canned as Dean by Liberty because “accounts of his upbringing, his knowledge of Islam, his qualifications and his role as an Christian apologist have been questioned.”

    *Lila Rose, an “anti-choice crusader” who has “devoted her considerable media savvy to depriving other women of their reproductive rights.”

    *Anti-gay hatemonger Tony Perkins, who was recently demolished by David Boies on “Face the Nation.” Check it out, and ask Bob McDonnell if he agrees more with Perkins or with Boies?

    • Elaine in Roanoke

      Bob McDonnell portrayed himself as some sort of moderate during the 2009 campaign. Here, he can get back to his narrow-minded, fear-driven roots. He must be waxing nostalgic for Regent U and his mentor (as he once called him) Pat Robertson. It’s so hard to keep up a phony front all the time.