If Maxine Waters is the new face of the left, they may be in serious trouble. The outspoken liberal congresswoman from California has been on a roll lately, but that’s not a good thing.
Earlier this month, she told anti-Trump protesters to literally harass conservatives wherever they are, even going so far as to encourage radical leftists to get in people’s faces at gas stations and department stores.
Now, she’s taken the vitriol to a whole new level. During a rambling anti-Trump speech at First AME Church in Los Angeles, an unhinged Waters declared that she had been personally sent by God Almighty to stop the president.
“You’ve gotta know that I’m here to do the work that I was sent (by God) to do,” she said from the pulpit of the church.
“(A)nd as pastor said to me when I came in this morning, when God sends you to do something, you just do it!” she continued, making it clear that she saw her “anti-Trump mission” as coming from above.
“So I have a message I’m going back to Washington tomorrow morning, I’m going to tell them pastor told me to come here and just do it!” she concluded.
It was unclear if she also believed that God had instructed her to support abortion, which kills over half a million unborn children every year in the United States, or to allow countless unvetted murderers and rapists across the southern border with no enforcement.
That is the problem with her latest claim: It’s a perfect example of the sacrilegious “pick and choose” beliefs of the left. It seems that God and Christianity are to be ignored when it’s convenient, but suddenly invoked when it helps bolster a radical desire to undermine the U.S. president.
Remember, it wasn’t that long ago that liberals were openly mocking conservatives like George W. Bush and Mitt Romney for being men of faith.
“The president of the United States has claimed, on more than one occasion, to be in dialogue with God,” atheist writer Sam Harris wrote during the Bush presidency.
“If he said that he was talking to God through his hairdryer, this would precipitate a national emergency. I fail to see how the addition of a hairdryer makes the claim more ridiculous or offensive,” the liberal continued, echoing the smug and dismissive tone frequently used by the media when the topic of God comes up.
Barack Obama’s infamous scorn against Americans who “cling to their religion” is a perfect example of this disdain for faith.
It hasn’t stopped. Christians like Mike Pence and Marco Rubio continue to be lambasted and ridiculed for believing in God, despite the fact that the vast majority of Americans hold similar beliefs.
Even Democrats who claim to be Catholic, including John Kerry and Dick Durbin, seem to conveniently put their religion in the closet when it gets in the way. Both have been banned by the church from taking communion due to their support for late-term abortion, but seemed unbothered by this.
It’s the hypocrisy that is the problem. Liberals can’t seem to decide if they loath believers or think that God sent them on a mission to attack the president; it apparently depends on the whims of the day.
One side is appalled by abortion; the other side celebrates it. One side stands up for religious liberty; the other side sees Christians and Jews as the enemy. One side wants an all-powerful government that meddles in every aspect of life; the other side believes in God-given rights and human liberty.
If Democrats like Waters truly think that God plays petty politics, they might want to take a look in the mirror … there just might be a plank in their eye.
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