Saturday, September 18, 2004

Suckers for Jesus

This Crisis Papers article identifies the main components of the present GOP as libertarians, free market absolutists, greedy plutocrats, and Christian fundamentalists and asks the question, "Why, then, do religious fundamentalists follow, and vote for, wealthy and powerful individuals who openly violate the basic moral teachings of their 'Lord and Savior'?"

The writer concludes: "The Fundamentalist Christians have been 'had' – suckered – by the libertarians and oligarchs. Thus the fundamentalists have worked diligently and faithfully toward their own disadvantage and undoing."

Read the whole article for yourself.