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Wingnut on Wingnut Crime: Creech vs Robertson

In the wake of the Ken Ham – Bill Nye debate, Pat Robertson came out and said that young earth creationism is a “joke” and criticized Ham for it. Ham was unhappy about it, of course. But Rev. Mark Creech of the Christian Action League is really upset and says that Robertson committed blasphemy over it. Read more

Wingnut on Wingnut Crime: King v Paul

Rand Paul is planning to file a class action suit on behalf of some 250,000 people against the NSA over its data mining operations. It’s a mostly pointless gesture (there are already at least two such cases going on behalf of specific plaintiffs, with district court rulings, and a class action suit will almost certainly be dismissed), but Rep. Peter King is spewing his usual stupid and hypocritical outrage over it. Read more

Wingnut on Wingnut Crime: Keyes vs Cheney

While Liz Cheney is taking heavy criticism for demeaning her sister Mary’s same-sex marriage and family, Alan Keyes has another problem with Dick Cheney’s perhaps even more evil daughter: She just isn’t anti-gay enough for his tastes. Imagine being so anti-gay that Liz Cheney isn’t anti-gay enough for you. After all, this is a man who disowned his own daughter for being gay.

Wingnut on Wingnut Crime: DeMar vs Norquist

One of the most persistent narratives the far right likes to push is the notion that they are outsiders, revolutionaries out to destroy the hidebound orthodoxy of The Elites (while pretending, of course, they are not at all “elite” themselves). And it’s their favorite way to attack the enemy within conservatism, those famous RINOs and “Washington insiders.” This is the tactic that Gary DeMar, a genuine Christian reconstructionist, takes in attacking Grover Norquist for his criticism of Ted Cruz. Read more

Wingnut on Wingnut Crime: Cruz v Norquist

If you’re a Republican politician and you’ve managed to be too extreme on budget and spending issues even for Grover Norquist, that’s probably a good sign that you’ve gone off the deep end. In an interview with the Washington Post, Norquist hammered Ted Cruz: Read more