Palin's emergence simply confirms the final dumbing down and ruralization of the Republican Party, and its metamorphosis into a right wing politico-religious movement.
McCain chose Palin as his running mate because she is an in-your-face, born-again, evangelical Christian. Some 44-50% of Republican voters now call themselves evangelical Christians.
Evangelical TV ayatollahs have become major political figures on America's right.
Tuesday, September 9, 2008
The final dumbing down and ruralization of the Republican Party
Regular Americans need to realize that Christian nationalists and their ilk are our version of fanatical ayatollahs. The Republicans have realized this and continue to capitalize on it.
Posted by Thom Foolery at 7:06 AM