The Worldnutdaily is promoting an event called the Presidential Inaugural Prayer Breakfast, which sounds official but is really just a gathering of wingnuts. The lineup includes Michele Bachmann, Pat Robertson, Pat Boone, and Jan Crouch. And WND says that Joseph Farah is on the list too, but the Christian post reported a few days ago that he had been dropped from the program.
Joseph Farah, the CEO and chief editor of the conservative website WorldNetDaily, who has questioned President Barack Obama’s birth record, has been removed from the guest list of the sixth Presidential Inaugural Prayer Breakfast which will take place on Jan. 21.
Merrie Turner, who founded and has hosted the event since 1993, shared with Media Matters that Farah had incorrectly been listed as a featured guest on the list, which includes most notably Rep. Michele Bachmann and televangelist Pat Robertson.
“It is against my beliefs to be openly targeting someone like the president of our country, we have enough enemies outside the country,” Turner shared with Media Matters. “It was incorrectly picked up by our staff, I am going to be correcting that.”
So let’s see. Farah was allegedly removed from the guest list because he has been “openly targeting” President Obama, but they’ll keep Pat Boone, also a birther, and Pat Robertson, who has promoted every whacky conspiracy theory about Obama on the 700 Club, and Michele Bachmann, who says Obama has deliberately let the Muslim Brotherhood take over the government. Oh, and Rabbi Jonathan Cahn, author of The Harbinger, which was turned into a documentary called The Isaiah 9:10 Judgment” that was produced by — wait for it — Joseph Farah. Yeah, that’s a credible excuse.
Farah is still listed as a speaker on the event website, and the Worldnutdaily is also listed as a sponsor of the event. It must be so hard figuring out which of these cretins is too crazy to be on the dais.
And I can’t wait to hear what the prayers are like with this group of loonies.
Dear heavenly father, we pray that you would reach down and touch the heart of Barack Obama, who should not be president because he’s ineligible for the office. We ask that you bring him to the light, lord, so that he would no longer be a Kenyan anti-colonialist Nazi commie fascist who is trying to destroy America by giving free health care to terrorists. Please make everyone aware that Obama’s real father is Frank Marshall Davis, or that his real father is Malcolm X, whichever is most effective in making him look like the enemy. Amen.
Update: The organizer of the event has now issued a statement saying that Farah will be part of the event and said the whole thing was a miscommunication.