Full Video of Republican Theocratathon

Last weekend the Republican candidates met for the “Thanksgiving Family Forum” where, except for Ron Paul, they each tried to prove they were the holiest Christian and, therefore, the most deserving candidate for president of our theocracy democracy. The actual discussions with the candidates do not start until 36 minutes in.

And, as Jerry Coyne helpfully points out, those who do not have the endurance to watch the whole disgusting anti-American mess, can get a digest of awfulness by reading William Saletan’s collection of salient quotations from the evening.

My detailed arguments about what is wrong with the sorts of attitudes these candidates express are in the following posts:

Why Clergy Rightfully Have No Place At A 9/11 Memorial (Or Any Civic Ceremonies)

9 Vital Points About The Public Relevance of Political Candidates’ Religious Beliefs

On The Conflict Over The Meaning And Cultural Influence of Political Secularism

The Religious Conservative’s False Choice: “Big Brother” Or “Heavenly Father”

How Christian Beliefs And Values Are No More Creditable With America’s Founding Than Islamic Ones

Thoughts on the Ethics of Private vs. Publicly-Mediated Generosity

Santorum’s Hypocrisy and Backwardness on Questions of Epistemic Authority

American Values vs. Fundamentalist Values

Questions For Those Who Oppose The Wall of Separation of Church and State

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