Atheist Eoban Binder appeared on Fox & Friends this morning to talk about the Indiana Atheist Bus Campaign’s recent victory!
Eoban handled himself well, especially considering I wanted to scream when either Steve Doocy or Pastor Tony Taylor said anything.
Recall the ad in question:
What was Taylor’s response to it?
“I feel it’s an outright attack on Christianity. I feel like the language of it is inflammatory… I think that this is just an agenda trying to get passed by the Left.”
Taylor would probably have had a heart attack if he saw the more popular atheist bus ad:
Doocy’s criticism is that the ad mentions the word “God”:
Mr. Binder, you know, if you’re anti— if you’re not religious, you don’t believe in God, yet you put “You Can Be Good Without God” in your message, why didn’t you have more of an atheist message, like, “You Can Feel Good About Yourself” or something like that. Why did you have to include God?
Would someone please explain to me how “You Can Feel Good About Yourself” is a more atheist-ical message than the current ad?
Eoban did send a message to FOXNews earlier today to correct a few mistakes that Taylor made:
The Constitution, and therefore the Bill of Rights, does have legal standing, but God is not mentioned in it. Therefore, the entire premise of Mr Taylor’s argument is false. Given that our campaign surely has many detractors as it does supporters, I was disappointed that Fox News was unable to find a guest who was capable of delivering any kind of remotely sensible argument against our campaign, but then again, I suppose I could have been expecting too much anyhow.
All the same, thank you for having me on your show.
I’d like to think they read it but I’m not holding my breath.