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MSNBC's Rachel Maddow is concerned that President Obama's trip abroad has served to bring out "the unhinged among the president's critics."
Not only have the Wall Street Journal and the hosts of Fox News been issuing their usual dark mutterings, but a new slogan has began appearing on bumper stickers, tshirts, and even teddy bears: "Pray for Obama: Psalm 109:8."
That psalm reads, “Let his days be few; and let another take his office. Let his children be fatherless, and his wife a widow."
Maddow seemed mainly amused by the teddy bears, but when she turned for comment to f
First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, 2 for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way
Originally posted by AshleyD
Really, this is a joke that has been around for a while but the MSM is making it out be a death threat towards the president and that the Christian fundies have gone off their rocker and are fringe hostiles 'trawling for assassins' to kill someone.
8 Let his days be few, And let another take his office. 9 Let his children be fatherless, And his wife a widow.
Originally posted by octotom
reply to post by Aeons
It is also unchristian for the article to add the verse about "killing him and leaving his children fatherless" when it is not included in the slogan for the bumper stickers and what not. That's lying, is it not?