And here comes Robertson’s master-stroke, just in time. It’s one thing for Romney to not drink alcohol. We all know people like that. We’ve grown used to people who drink too much and to people who don’t drink at all. But when, thanks to the exciting new dispensation Robertson envisions, the entire country is watching Pineapple Express and getting high, an abstinent president straight out of Brigadoon will be an intolerable anomaly.
It gives a whole new meaning to the phrase “Tea Party.”
What if Pat Robertson’s sudden reefer madness is a shrewd ploy to derail Romney and Mormonism with him?
Rubio was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with his family at around the age of eight, and remained active in the faith for a number of years during his early youth, family members told BuzzFeed.
Former Beastie and current Buzzfeed reporter McKay Coppins breaks the news that Marco Rubio, Republican Senator and potential VP pick, was once, *gasp*, a Mormon. Boom.
Thank you for what you are doing and for your leadership. Getting out Dr. Jeffress [sic] message, juxtaposing traditional Christianity to the false god of Mormonism, is very important in the larger scheme of things.
An excerpt from an email between David Lane, a conservative Christian power broker and fundraiser for Governor Rick Perry’s campaign, and Dick Bott, a self-described “leader in the development of Christian talk radio.” Read more from this Daily Beast exclusive.