First, a quote from Steve Hammer, who writes for our local free newspaper NUVO:
“The only logical rationale I can see for supporting the Republican ticket is if you belong to the subset of the population that wants to see the Book of Revelation come true in their lifetime and a vice president who can take over and lead us to her Alaskan refuge after the Rapture.”
That sentiment seems to match that depicted in this poster (HT Shuck & Jive):
The ultimate source is apparently Street Prophets, which also pointed to this gem from I Can Has Cheezburger:
All of this goes to show that it isn’t just Unitarian Universalists who pick and choose from the Bible (HT Glocal Christianity
There’s a lot of heated rhetoric on both sides. I seriously believe that if it could be demonstrated to everyone’s satisfaction that neither side can simply quote the Bible as self-evidently supporting their viewpoint, perhaps we could get talking about the real issues.
But to do that safely, we’ll need to leave our scissors and other sharp objects at home…