Want to know what the “gay-rights” movement and the enforcement-only immigration crowd have in common? Then read on.
A number of news stories in recent weeks have highlighted ironic positions taken by groups across the political spectrum on various issues. I will highlight some of these stories here to illustrate what I call “do as I say but not as I do” politics.
The intolerant preachers of “tolerance”
On June 2, the Pew Research Center released the results of a poll asking Americans whether they would be “more likely” or “less likely” to vote for a presidential candidate who is Mormon or whether the candidate’s affiliation with Mormonism “wouldn’t matter” to them. Poll participants were told to disregard the current candidates running for president and to express their general feelings about supporting a candidate who has the “trait” of being Mormon. Read more