For the second straight election, a hurricane has disrupted the start of the Republican National Convention. Given that a sizable percentage of the GOP’s base believes that weather disasters are sent by God as punishment, I was greatly anticipating the wingnut pronouncements of what this event means. Question answered.
Could Hurricane Isaac’s disrupting of the Republican convention here be tied to recent policy decisions by the GOP leadership and Barack Obama?
That question is being raised by Bible prophecy expert William Koenig, whose book, “Eye to Eye: Facing the Consequences of Dividing Israel,” links catastrophic hurricanes hitting the U.S. with changes in policy toward Israel.
Koenig points out that on Tuesday, the day Isaac formed as a tropical storm, the Republican platform committee voted to add a “two-state” position pertaining to Israel for formal convention approval. Earlier, a pastor on the Republican platform committee offered an amendment for a one-state solution to the dispute between Israel and the Palestinian Arabs with no land concessions by the Jewish state…“This is the second straight Republican convention postponed due to a major hurricane,” points out Koenig. “And this is the third straight Republican convention that became secondary news due to a hurricane. Bush was pressuring Israel during the times of the 2004 and 2008 conventions.”
Koenig links all three convention disruptions to platform committee decisions to support further division of the land of Israel to pave the way for the creation of a Palestinian state.
Come on, you don’t think it’s a coincidence that this storm is named Isaac, do you? Isaac was the son that Abraham dutifully agreed to sacrifice to God (until God said “psyche!”). Now God is demanding the sacrifice of the first day of the RNC. How clear does it have to be, people?