Heidi Campbell is running for the city commission in Oak Hill, Tennessee on a platform of opposing more commercial development, but her opponents discovered that she’s a secular humanist (or at least was part of a secular humanist group on Facebook) and are using that for a vile attack on her.
The direct-mail smear campaigns have begun hitting Oak Hill mailboxes, with these gems — aimed at anti-development candidate Heidi Campbell — raising the specter of GODLESS HEATHENS LIVING IN OUR MIDST!
First, Campbell has apparently liked a Facebook page for secular humanists. SCANDAL!
Second — and this is our favorite because of its complete over-the-top stupidity — apparently Campbell would use her new-found power to DRIVE ALL OF THE CHURCHES FROM OAK HILL!
The back of the mailer says:
Heidi’s plan to eliminate faith-based churches and schools so Oak Hill is “residential only” is driven by her secular humanism, which is at odds with all faith-based institutions.
But remember, it’s humanism that makes you immoral and dishonest, say these anti-humanist liars.