Pastor Wonders Who’s Damaged More Souls: Ariana Grande or the Manchester Suicide Bomber?

Another spokesperson for Jesus. Another person blaming the Manchester bombing on Ariana Grande instead of the terrorist who did it or the ideology that motivated him.

Even worse, the Institute on the Constitution’s David Whitney can’t decide who’s worse. I mean, sure the terrorist murdered innocent people. But Grande’s singing and dancing is sexual.

A week after blaming evolution for a white student’s murder of a black student, Whitney posed his question to the congregation at Maryland’s Cornerstone Evangelical Free Church.

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“This dangerous woman [Grande] is promoting every form of immorality and indeed she is promoting satanism by her music and by her lyrics and by her gyrations,” Whitney said. “So while we can measure accurately the damage that the suicide bomber accomplished — we can count the body bags, we can read the list of those in the hospital recovering from their injuries that the suicide bomber caused — it is far more difficult to measure the damage done by this dangerous woman. Exactly how many souls has she led down the path of destruction?

It’s not difficult to measure. Here. I’m a former math teacher. I’ll do the work for you.

Zero. The answer is zero.

Grande has led literally no one down a path of destruction. She’s brought happiness to an enormous number of people. She’s raised millions of dollars for victims and their families in the aftermath of the bombing. And even if you take away all the emotion and goodwill of the past two weeks, she’s (at worst) an actress and singer who appeals to a lot of young women.

The suicide bomber killed at least 22 people, injured many more, and scared the shit out of who knows how many.

Only a religious leader could look at the two of them and find any kind of equivalency.

(via Right Wing Watch)

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