Deranged bigot Scott Lively has already praised God for an explosion that destroyed a strip club and injured 18 people, most of whom were firefighters and other public servants. Now he’s detected yet another reason why his violent imaginary friend did it: To stop a casino.
I was mocked by the Springfield media for suggesting that the destruction of SCORES may have been the hand of God, but surely I am not the only person in this city to draw this conclusion.
To be fair, I’m sure that’s true. There are undoubtedly other idiots in that city besides him.
If the obliteration of SCORES actually was by God (even Mayor Sarno acknowledged that it was a “miracle” that there were no deaths or serious injuries), then what is the message God is trying to send? Could it be a warning to Springfield NOT to build a casino here?…If God did want to send Springfield a message, could He have done it any more blatantly than to literally pulverize the very center of the “entertainment district” during the period of public comment about the plan to bring in casinos?…
Who will be the Savior of Springfield? Jesus Christ? Or Vito Corleone?
Is there a difference? Ironically, Lively’s conception of God is very much a mafia-like figure. “That’s a beautiful city you got there; be a shame if something happened to it because you can’t take a hint.”