In today's positive news, I would like to introduce you to John Pavlovitz. John is a pastor I met online and he is an ardent Trump protester. Like me, he is shocked and dismayed by the weird acceptance and idolization of Trump by Christians in this country. Here's what John had to say yesterday, following the Supreme Court's most recent decision:
"Today’s Supreme Court ruling on the Masterpiece Cakeshop will be billed by Evangelicals as a victory for “religious liberty.”
It isn’t—at least not for these people.For them it’s license to be a jerk in Jesus’ name.
It’s about people professing to follow Jesus, who don’t have the slightest concern about emulating him.
It’s about people who wouldn’t know Jesus if he showed up as the least of these, across the counter from them looking for their kindness during one of the most important moments of their lives.
In other news, I am thrilled to be a Philadelphian today. Here's what our Mayor had to say about the asshat in the White House, following his six year old toddler tantrum about our Super Bowl Champion Eagles:
Fragile egomaniac? Trump? Should we be even slightly concerned that an imbecile with a fragile ego is running our country? D'OH! YA THINK?!
The fact that Cadet Bone Spurs is threatening football owners and trying to control, let's face it, African American football players, is outrageous and I really hope people take to the streets soon. And hell, I'm going to boycott football next year IF THEY DON'T ALL PROTEST AND STAY IN THE LOCKER ROOM.