Obama wants your Evangelical mama's vote

Posted: Nov 30, 2006 10:51 AM
Obama wants your Evangelical mama's vote

Sen. Barack Obama is to Christianity what Michael Jackson is to heterosexuality.

He might be one, but he's not the poster child for the cause. You know, when I watch Obama and the other overtly ideological southpaw's queue up to play the Christ card, it takes me back to Kerry in '04 when he tried to convince gun owners and hunters that he's a Nimrod.

The fact is, that if evangelicals didn't represent a president-making voting block, they would get the same attention from our liberal brethren as Ugly Betty at a Playboy party. Since evangelicals swing a big stick, the Democrats (which have been rabidly anti-religious in their rhetoric up until… uh… today) have begun to stamp dove and fish stickers on their bids for office, and Barack is leading their haggard Hallelujah chorus.

Yeah, as of late, Obama has been telling his compadres that they need to cease and desist with the anti-Christ blather and dial down when it comes to:

Dissing the role faith plays in the American collective.

Going "Rosie" whenever "God" or "Christ" or "Moses" is mentioned in public.

Trying to butcher the Pledge of Allegiance because it contains the phrase "under God" and because of their fear that "it could, if repeated often enough, morph a child into Jerry Falwell—slick hair, big belly, bible and all."

This is cool, and I appreciate BO throwing us conservative bible thumpers a bone in trying to relax his party's violent knee jerks to our religious liberties; however, the aforementioned props that Barack is currently (and possibly temporarily) parsing out are really no consolation when it comes to the strident, anti-biblical views this young hopeful holds. Y'know, like the stuff my colleague Kevin McCullough recently pointed out:

As a state legislator he actively worked to preserve availability of abortion in all nine months of pregnancy.

He opposed parental notification for abortion.

He opposed any and all bans on partial birth abortion (an act that includes delivery of the baby up to the head, the crushing of the baby's brain, the suctioning of the brain matter and then completed delivery of the child's deflated cranium.)