As Frederick Clarkson notes in a recent report on Talk To Action, the most disturbing of the dominionists have begun to pray for McCain’s death. Why? Because that’s how much they love Sarah Palin. McCain should be elected, and almost immediately die in office. That makes her the first theocratic (and likely the last of any ideology) President of the United States.
[…] The more theocratic elements of the Religious Right have a disturbing habit, (more like a practice) of invoking “imprecatory prayer” — a call for God to literally pour his wrath down on those they consider to be his enemies. Last year, for example, Rev. Wiley Drake, then a Second Vice President of the Southern Baptist Convention made news when he called on his followers to pray for God to smite members of the staff of Americans United for Separation of Church and State. (Drake was angry that the organization had reported Drake to the IRS for endorsing Mike Huckabee on church stationary, among other apparent abuses of his church’s 501(c))(3) tax-exemption.)
The most recent target of theoractic[sic] imprecations is none other than Republican presidential candidate John McCain. They hope that an act of God will make Sarah Palin president. […]
Read the rest of his article at the Talk To Action site.