This weekend provides an opportunity to visit two very different universes: the reality-based one most of us live in and a bizarre alternate one populated by the major figures of America’s Religious Right.
Yesterday Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council (FRC), issued a rather hysterical email appeal for funds. No news there. Perkins does that all of the time.
This particular message, headlined “Help stop secular tyranny,” took a line that’s increasingly popular with the Religious Right these days: “Woe is me! We’re being persecuted.”