Skip to comments.Reporter Mocks Scott Walker For Claiming To Communicate With God Through Prayer
Posted on 02/24/2015 1:06:40 PM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
Political Wire publisher Taegan Goddard got a lot of flack on Twitter after mocking Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker for claiming he could discern Gods will, only to admit that he had no idea Christians believed they could communicate with God through prayer.
It all began with a rather snarky tweet about Walkers comments that he was still waiting for Gods calling before he announced a presidential run.
As Goddard received criticism from religious followers, he shot back at critics by claiming that he wasnt showing disdain for people of faith, even as his tone became more and more sarcastic.
Eventually, Goddard betrayed his ignorance of basic Christian beliefs, when he seemed genuinely confused that Walker believed prayer could be used to communicate with God.
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And the same reporter is going to mock CAIR tomorrow, right? I mean, come on, why not? Surely it isn’t because they’ll bust through your office door and shoot up you, your friends, family, and anyone else who might be around?
If it weren’t for double standards, liberals wouldn’t have any standards at all.
A sanctimonious, condescending, leftist is forced to admit he does not know the first thing about the people and the philosophy that he mocks.
This is where that snark came from - Walker's talk to the Christian Businessmens Committee in Madison on November 13, 2009.
They are the gods, mocking the people.
It is amazing the number of people “in high places” who grew to adulthood without ever, EVER having their asses kicked.
Last month I prayed to God before I went to sleep for healing of my receding gums. Then in the middle of the night an Angel visited me and put its hand near my jaw and healed me.
I called the dentist and canceled my appointment.
It is mockable as you know Bubba is thinking about Monica...
I posted this a bit back on another thread - a blogger has read Walker's book and he outlined some of what Walker wrote:
...............Missouris Republican gubernatorial nominee can especially benefit from the following six lessons from Walkers success:
Be principled. If the policy is right but the public doesnt like it, educate the public and persuade them that it is right. Care more about getting things done than getting reelected. Independent voters respect the courage to stand on principle. Walker observes, If you back away from your principles, you not only lose your base, you also lose the one thing that attracted these independent voters to you in the first place. If the policies are right, the public will see that eventually, and reelection will take care of itself.
Be positive. Run a campaign based on hope and optimism. Refute the opponent when you must, but make specific, positive proposals to make things better the centerpiece of the campaign. Walker contrasted how President Obama had won in 2008 with a positive campaign of hope and change, while Mitt Romney had lost in 2012 by dwelling on criticism of Obama instead of emphasizing how he would make things better.
Be decent. The Democrat playbook calls for demonizing the Republicans. Union protesters in Wisconsin compared Walker to Hitler and slave masters, vandalized the state capitol, venues where Walker spoke and the homes of Republican legislators, and terrorized their families. Walker refused to respond in kind, and stayed above the fray, even in the most trying circumstances. In the end, Walker noted, the contrast between our conduct and their outrageous behavior helped turn public opinion in our favor.
Be bold. Attack the identified problem with direct, not half-hearted, solutions that actually solve the problem. A big crisis is a chance to do big things. Timidity is the enemy.
Be fair. To persuade the voters, we need to move their hearts as well as their minds. Walker won the people when they thought his reforms were fair, and he nearly lost them when they thought they werent fair. Demonstrate how your proposals will make things better for ordinary people. Point out where unfairness results from the policies you are trying to change, and emphasize how savings brought about by Republican reforms will provide the resources to strengthen public services, improve education and lower taxes.
Be a leader. Leadership is a function of all of the above. Walker explains that independent, reform-minded voters want leadership in times of crisis. They dont care if it is Republican leadership or Democratic leadership. If you step forward and offer a reform agenda that is hopeful and optimistic, they will give you a shot. And if you have the courage to follow through and keep your promises, they will stick with you. Demonstrate empathy by trumpeting the fairness of Republican reforms. Resist responding in kind to abusive Democrat attacks. A surprising number of people, upwards of 10% of all voters, cast their ballots for both Obama and Walker, in spite of their political differences.
If the lessons sound familiar, its because they were successfully employed by President Ronald Reagan. His leadership and bold policies ended the inflationary cycle born in Lyndon Johnsons administration and nurtured and worsened by Nixon, Ford and especially Jimmy Carter, and Reagans much maligned massive tax cuts (trickle down economics) launched two decades of unparalleled prosperity.
Walker reminds us of how those lessons are still viable today. And of Reagan."
Literally looking down on you?
This is priceless. LOL
The press doesn’t mock liberals - they have standards after all - - double standards...
He knows it. He's just afraid that admitting it might lead to him being banned from journalism for bigotry. A boycott or two would accomplish that.
Please, please, ask that angel to visit me and heal my painful feet.
Just send me the bill.
The media just can’t stand America-loving, God-fearing patriots.
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