Friday, September 29, 2006

Thanks Dick Armey

We agree. Rick Scarborough and Vision America are best friends with these nasty bullies. Rick Scarborough is a nasty bully himself.

Former Texas Congressman Dick Armey, once a stalwart ally in the culture
wars, appears to be turning his back on Christian conservatives and their

The former majority leader of the House of Representatives
reportedly told Ryan Sager, author of a new book on the Republican Party, that
values voters and their leaders — especially Focus on the Family Action Chairman
Dr. James Dobson — are "nasty bullies."

In the interview, Armey responded pointedly when Sager asked why he thought Christian conservatives seemed more powerful now than in the 1990s.

"To a large extent, because Dobson and his gang of thugs
are real nasty bullies," Armey said. "I pray devoutly every day, but being a Christian is no excuse for being stupid. There's a high demagoguery coefficient to issues like prayer in schools. Demagoguery doesn't work unless it's dumb . . . These issues are easy for the intellectually lazy and can appeal to a large demographic."


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