While John Hagee has for decades loudly and publicly condemned anti-Semitism, his writings and sermons have nonetheless promoted some of the most influential and inflammatory anti-Jewish tropes of the modern era.
Whatever our differences we should all be able to agree that Hitler was not sent by God to convert Jews to Christianity; that Catholicism, Mormonism and Islam, like all religions, are protected by the Constitution; and that Oprah Winfrey is not the Antichrist.
Texas Governor Rick Perry's choice of allies in launching a massive evangelical "prayer rally" in Houston next month belies his claim that it will be "apolitical" or even quasi-tolerant of non-Christians.
Using the logic of some prominent Republicans, Democrats could contend that this monster snow storm was God's retribution for the election of the Republican majority in the House. Of course, that would be just plain dumb.
I sometimes get criticized for coming right out and calling David Barton a liar. It's moments like that one with John Hagee that expose him as the liar that he is, and that is exactly what I will continue to call him.
War mongering in the name of "protecting Israel" has everything to do with Evangelicals' ideas about what will hasten the "return of Christ" and nothing to do with what is actually good for the Israelis, Palestinians and Arabs.
During an unofficial panel of bloggers and activists at J Street's conference, I criticized Wiesel and Oren for associating with Hagee. Why is Wiesel palling around with Hagee? Why did I "mock" Wiesel?