Kevin Swanson takes a page out of Gordon Klingenschmitt’s playbook and declares that Beyonce must be possessed by demons because she created a persona named Sasha Fierce. Because people who do that are either mentally ill or demon-possessed. Like actors. Okay, bad example.
Religious Right talk show host Kevin Swanson believes that Beyoncé Knowles’ former persona, Sasha Fierce, may be a demon who has brought the pop star into Satanism.
“That’s multiple personality or that’s demon possession or that’s psychosis,” the Generations Radio host said last week. “People used to have to be taken off to insane asylums if they introduced other characters in their lives, these are people who are going to wind up in insane asylums, mental institutes for things like demon possession or psychosis.”
You’ve still got a long way to go to catch up to Klingenschmitt, though. He would have known the demon’s name and email address. And of course, demons are also responsible for the gay thing.
Later in his program, Swanson lamented that homosexuality is no longer considered “one of the most devastating sins” because “it tore everything up, it tore relationships up, it tore families up, it destroyed sexuality.”
“What’s shifted now, it’s this incredible demonic shift, where what used to be the most devastating, the most horrific thing that could ever happen to a family, has become the highest virtue,” he said.
It has? Who exactly thinks that being gay is the “highest virtue”? I’m a longtime equal rights activist and I don’t think there’s any difference at all between homosexuality and heterosexuality in terms of virtue. I don’t know anyone else who does either. Hyperbole much?