Now that an appeals court has overturned his conviction for corruption, former House Speaker Tom DeLay has been on a whirlwind comeback tour, making the rounds of conservative shows and other outlets. During a service last week, John Hagee did an interview with DeLay in which he made this ridiculous claim:
“Jesus died for our freedom,” DeLay said. “And Jesus destroyed Satan so that we could be free and that is manifested in what is called the Constitution of the United States. God created this nation and God created the Constitution; it is written on biblical principles.”
Really? Which ones? Where is the concept of religious freedom in the Bible? Or the separation of powers? Or the idea of equal rights? Not only do those things not exist anywhere in the Bible, there are literally hundreds of verses that say the opposite. This is just ignorant babbling.