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Haters gonna hate… Christians, of course.  Over Thanksgiving, Director Scott Derrickson — who is responsible for The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005) and Sinister (2012) and Doctor Strange (2016) — made a proclamation about people who voted for Donald Trump instead of Hillary Clinton:

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He wrote, “Christians put Trump in office, because Mainstream American Christianity is racist, greedy, and nationalistic — things which Christ was vehemently against.  So don’t even call me an Evangelicals. In fact, don’t even call me Christian unless you know what I mean by that.”

Wow.  That’s one way to try to attract moviegoers to your next films.

What this director must have forgotten is that voters had a binary choice when they went to the polls — either they chose Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton. These are two very flawed candidates, but we had to make a choice.

Along the same lines, Matthew Dowd maligned the Christianity of those who support the GOP Tax reform.  “So the GOP which long claimed “christian values” has now fully gone in on everything Jesus warned us against – greed, hypocrisy, division, and lack of compassion for the vulnerable,” he tweeted.  “Wow. I wonder if they can get a refund on their bibles?”

But many on Twitter fired back.

 “I am still looking for that verse that says give all your money to the government,” one person tweeted.  Another, “Jesus also warned us of stealing, killing, coveting, worshiping false idols, and sloth; yet all are tenants of the Democratic Party.”

Dowd, of course, is ABC’s chief political analyst — so don’t look for objective reporting from him on anything politics-related from now on.

The left claims to be a good Christian, you have to support people like Hillary Clinton… a dubious claim, indeed.

Hat Tip: Newsbusters

Image Credit: Wikimedia

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Mark Meckler

Mark was a co-founder of the Tea Party Patriots, and served as the national coordinator. He left the organization to work more broadly on expanding the self-governance movement beyond the partisan divide. Mark appears regularly on television in outlets as diverse as MSNBC, ABC, NBC, Fox News, CNN, Bloomberg, Fox Business and the BBC. He’s highly sought after for the tea party perspective from print and electronic media outlets, from the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, L.A. Times, Washington Examiner, Politico and the The Hill. Mark blogs at MarkMeckler.com, and his opinion editorials regularly run in many of the leading political newspapers both on and offline. Mark has a BA in English from San Diego State University and graduated with honors from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1988. He practiced real estate and business law for almost a decade. For the last eleven years of his legal career he specialized in Internet advertising law. When not fighting for the future of our nation, Mark is an avid horseman, and lives in rural northern California with his wife Patty and two children.

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