Liberals in America despise Christians of true faith.
They do this because in doing so their own guilt is appeased, their anger is justified, and they can finally lay blame for their own misery at someone else's feet.
Last night Alexandra Pelosi's newest documentary, "Friends of God" aired on HBO. In that Alexandra is the daughter of the nation's first feminist, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi it was all too easy to pre-judge where Alexandra's work would land. An expose to uncover the hidden secrets of evangelicals in America , produced by the leftist daughter of the most prominent liberal feminist in America - hmm what would she say?
In fairness the first fifty minutes of the hour-long presentation take us behind the scenes of some varied examples of Christians living out their faith - in bold ways. From the "Cruisers for Christ" car club, to a family whom the producers attempted to cast as an off shoot of 'Big Love' (HBO's series surrounding a polygamist 'family'), from a truck stop featuring a chapel service for weary drivers, to a man who is attempting to place five giant crosses in every state of the union (to the cost of $25,000 per cross) - Pelosi's work is largely un-narrated. Yet even in the selection of the cuts used Pelosi's point is clear: cause Christians to appear as goofy, somewhat odd, and backwards as possible. The fish-eye effect of the camera angles alone accomplish this without Pelosi having to comment over the footage.
At roughly minute fifty one Pelosi turns even more sinister:
Off camera she asks, "So do you realize in places that I'm from, like San Francisco and New York, they think evangelicals are all haters. Like your truth is the only truth and everyone should believe the way you believe?" She asks this of the now disgraced Ted Haggard former president of the National Association of Evangelicals.
His response, "If you believe anything, then some people feel bad about that. We say marriage is a heterosexual relationship between a man and a woman. We say that moral purity is better than immorality. We say telling the truth is better than telling a lie. And anytime we say anything, and we've got 1500 pages of those things we say – the Bible, there are groups of people that are going to get nervous about that."
Pelosi then cuts to a graphic: "One year after this interview, Pastor Haggard was accused of having homosexual encounters with a male prostitute. He admitted this to his congregation, "There is a part of my life that is so repulsive and dark that I've been warring against it all of my life."