Jake Tapper Destroys Right-Wing Pastor Franklin Graham For Defending Roy Moore In Delusional Tweet
On Friday, CNN anchor Jake Tapper lambasted Evangelical tycoon Rev. Franklin Graham for defending disgraced Alabama Senate candidate, Roy Moore, who has been accused by numerous women of child molestation, sexual assault, and attempted rape. Graham on Friday fired off a tweet decrying “the hypocrisy of Washington” for addressing the recent sexual harassment allegations leveled against Moore.
“The hypocrisy of Washington has no bounds. So many denouncing Roy Moore when they are guilty of doing much worse than what he has been accused of supposedly doing. Shame on those hypocrites,” Graham wrote on Twitter.
Apparently, Evangelicals like Roy Moore and Franklyn Graham can’t see their own hypocrisy as moralizing members of the “Christian Right” and the party of “Family Values” who dare to defend child rape and molestation.
CNN’s Jake Tapper fired back with a vital question for the cleric: “Who’s guilty of ‘doing much worse’ than [sexually molesting a 14-year-old girl and sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl], Reverend? Seriously, this is a matter for law enforcement.”
As Tapper says, if anyone in Washington is committing worse crimes than those of which Moore is credibly accused, they should immediately be carted off to jail. Meanwhile, how is it that a supposed Christian thinks the sexual assault of children is “not that bad?”
With his tweet, Mr. Tapper is exposing the criminal hypocrisy of a group that is trying to drag our society back into the dark ages.
Recent revelations about the Evangelical cult-like group Independent Fundamentalist Baptists to which Moore belongs have shed light on other Evangelicals’ permissive attitudes toward statutory rape and child rape.
The group has encouraged courtship between grown men and underage girls, in order to train up perfect biblical help mates for these “men of God.”
Others, like self-published author Carroll Bryant, have said, “I’d rather have a pedophile in office rather than a democrat [sic] any day of the week and twice on Sunday. Pedophiles only screw kids while democrats screw everyone.” Bryant also said, “I don’t put pedophiles on a pedestal. I just think they are morally superior than baby killing socialists….”
Alabama “Christians” are showing their true colors. Their movement was never about “Family Values” and morality, in the first place. It has always been about white supremacy and the subjugation of women and LGBTQ people — what Rev. William Barber calls “the Slaveholder religion.”
Read Rev. Graham’s tweet and Jake Tapper’s response below:
The hypocrisy of Washington has no bounds. So many denouncing Roy Moore when they are guilty of doing much worse than what he has been accused of supposedly doing. Shame on those hypocrites.
— Franklin Graham (@Franklin_Graham) November 17, 2017
A reminder that Moore has been accused of sexually molesting a 14 year old girl and sexually assaulting a 16 year old girl.
Who's guilty of "doing much worse than" that, Reverend? Seriously, this is a matter for law enforcement https://t.co/cTXLoWxfND
— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) November 17, 2017
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