I freely admit that was horrible. Feel free to virtually smack me upside the head. On to the cause of that horrible joke.
Poor America. First we lost God’s protection because of “the pagans, the abortions, the feminists and the gays and lesbians who are actively trying to make that an alternative lifestyle, the ACLU, People For the American Way.” (Remember that blast from the past?) Then the US military occupied the southwestern United States, confiscating all firearms and locking up all conservatives in closed Wal-Mart locations, and the Kenyan Usurper called an end to all elections, declared martial law, and named himself “President for life.” Wait. Shit. Those last two didn’t happen yet. Damn, Jade Helm is just starting. Ignore everything I just said. Haha. It was a joke.
Now I am sad to report that the latest Godslap has been delivered to our nation, as our status as God’s Favorite Nation has been taken away, at least according to person-with-direct-line-to-the-will-of-God, Sam Rohrer. From RightWingWatch:
Sam Rohrer of the American Pastors Network once again appeared on The Dove TV yesterday to warn that the United States has forfeited its role as the leading moral voice in the world because of the Obama administration’s record of speaking out against draconian anti-gay laws in other nations, declaring that Vladimir Putin and Russia are now the “moral leader of the world.”
As an aside, has the sentence “Vladimir Putin <is> now the ‘moral leader of the world'” ever been spoken or written unironically before by anyone other than Vladimir Putin and people under the direct influence of Putin? How far into single issue wonderland do you have to be to make that statement? This far:
“The moral position leadership of our country has been forfeited,” the former Pennsylvania Republican legislator said. “Our administration is trying to tie together foreign aid into countries in Africa that have actually passed laws against homosexuality and in favor of traditional marriage. They’re trying to use and force these countries to actually embrace same-sex marriage. Our country, this nation is probably doing more to advance the face of same-sex marriage than anything else.”
Of course he was a former Pennsylvanian legislator. Ahh, beautiful Pennsyltucky. Remember, we also gave the world Rick “What is that all over the sheets?” Santorum.
“I look over to Russia, Putin, the Russian Orthodox Church has now lifted themselves up as the moral leader of the world,” Rohrer continued. “Believe it or not, Russia and the Russian Orthodox Church [are] the protectors of moral truth. The west and the United States have become the leaders of moral depravity.”
“To now see that we have become, not a shining city on a hill, but a purveyor of evil” is an incredible thing, Rohrer said.
OMG, OMG!!! I finally get to use the line people in south central Pennsylvania used to say to be all the time, all through high school, college, working, hell….they still say it to me for that matter. Let me get ready.
*in my best Appalachian drawl*
“Listen up here son, this here is Ameereka, the best damn country that God ever done founded, so if yinz Christians don love it here, then you can get the hell out and don let the door hit yinz on the ass.”
*in my best bigoted preacher voice*
“Let me tell you something, there are planes leaving every hour, on the hour, to all the other nations. Get on one, we don’t want you, and we don’t need you!”
*in my best condescending teacher’s voice**made all the better cause it is an actual quote a teacher once said to me*
“You should consider moving to Russia. I’m sure you could find a job writing propaganda for the state-run newspaper in no time at all.”
Ah, that felt really good.
Anyone else get the feeling ole Sam Rohrer gets that tingly feeling in his pants when he sees Putin on the teevee? Just saying that his favorite fantasy may be the one where a shirtless Putin, fresh from wrasslin’ a bear, shows up to rescue Sam from the evil gay marrying United States, taking him back to Russia in a submarine, all alone, just the two of them, the whole way to Russia, with no one to see or judge them. What happens under the ocean stays under the ocean, if you get my drift.
Okay, now someone needs to write Sam Rohrer/Vlad Putin slash fiction. Get on it, internet!