Friday, July 25, 2014

Why Politicians Should Stick With Politics: Pelosi on Moses and "Baby Jesus"

Add this to the ever increasing evidence that what's wrong with America is ignorance especially when it comes to Scripture, the gospel, Christianity, and theology. The former Speaker of the House of Representatives and current Minority Leader of the House, Nancey Pelosi (D-CA) said the following recently in defense of comprehensive immigration reform:
"You could even speak about, if it’s your tradition, Moses,” she said. “What would we do if Moses had not been accepted by the pharaoh's family? We wouldn’t have the Ten Commandments for starters.”(HT: Breitbart)
Dear Representative Pelosi, Moses was given the Ten Commandments in the wilderness during the Exodus, not while in Egypt.

The context of Pelosi's comments would assume that Moses received the Ten Commandments after fleeing Israel for reasons including, but not limited to, violence, sex slavery, and the pursuit of greater economic opportunity. That's nonsense.

Just days before this, the former Speaker said the following:

So "baby Jesus" was a refugee.


For more:
Why Pundits Should Stick to Punditry: Does Satan Exist?
Why Pundits Should Stick to Punditry: O'Reilly Yet Again
Why Punidts Should Stick to Punditry: Universalism, Inclusivism, and Freud's Wish Fulfillment
Why Pundits Should Stick to Punditry: Chris Matthews & Jesus Meek and Mild
Thus Says the Speaker of the House: Every Person Has Dignity and Worth
We Are Sparta: Pelosi Skews Catholic Teaching On Abortion
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