Speaking on The Eric Metaxas Radio Show Thursday, Rev. Franklin Graham had some strong words about the impeachment drive against POTUS 45.
Amid publicizing his worldwide Samaritan’s Purse charity — which sends children shoe boxes filled with essentials for Christmas — Franklin dipped his toes…or maybe both legs and an arm or two…into politics.
To be fair, Eric instigated the alley-oop:
“It’s a very bizarre situation to be living in a country where some people seem to exist to undermine the President of the United States. It’s just a bizarre time for most Americans.”
Rev. Graham believes there are spiritual forces at work in the feverish dash to bounce out the President like an unruly drunk from a Friday night bar, and he’s not afraid to bring evil into the discussion:
“Well, I believe it’s almost a demonic power that is trying–”
“I would disagree. It’s not almost demonic. I mean, you know and I know, at the heart, it’s a spiritual battle.”
“It’s a spiritual battle.”
The son of the late Billy high-fived Trump over our current stats:
“If you look at what the President, just for our country — regardless of whether you’re a Republican or a Democrat — unemployment is at the lowest in 70 years. More African-Americans are working, more Latinos are working, more Asians are working, more everybody are working. We have an economy that is just screaming forward. It’s incredible.”
Not to Democrats it’s not. They want that guy — who, forget demons, seems to be Beelzebub — outta there.
He is, after all, a sexist racist homophobic xenophobe who wants to catch people and murder them (here), and who — in his fang-dripping lust for evil world rule — will never, ever willingly leave the White House.
You know what’s weird about that? According to liberals before he put an “R” next to his name, he was just really cool.
Something happened. Maybe it was supernatural.
Either way, Franklin believes the economic state of things at the moment is great for Christians — it means they have more money to support their local churches as well as “more money for missions.”
And, despite the President’s noted past moral failings, Rev. Graham respects that America’s leader “defends the faith.”
A whole lot of defense has certainly been necessary since November of 2016; Eric thinks the bar for Trump is held impossibly high:
“It’s a bizarre situation that we’re in, that people seem only to have these standards for the President somehow.”
Beyond the Commander-in-Chief going to bat for the nation’s largest religion, in Franklin’s view, Donald Trump is himself a Christian — albeit one with minimal Biblical knowledge:
“He went to churches here in New York. He didn’t get a whole lot of teaching.”
Franklin’s taken a road far less traveled by his father, in terms of his political outspokenness.
Personally, I believe Billy Graham had such worldwide impact because he largely stayed away from politics.
But in the view of Eric Metaxas, there’s a fondness for the widely-revered evangelist’s son for stepping into the arena:
“You have not shrunk from talking politics, and a lot of people have what I consider a profoundly unbiblical notion that, if you love Jesus, you’re not supposed to talk politics or be political. I [find that not] only wrong, but tremendously harmful. And so, you’ve been a hero to many because you’ve been willing to speak about politics.”
Mr. Graham likes Trump for the fact that he’s not a politician. He’s something which, in my own view, we’d do well to have more of in term-limited office:
“He’s not a politician — I appreciate that about him. He’s a businessman. And that’s what we’ve needed in our government. Not politicians. We need businessmen.’
The Graham family legacy has certainly taken a decisive turn with Franklin at the helm. He’s become a considerable enemy in the eyes of many within the Far Left.
And that, to me, is unfortunate. But it’s not solely his doing. The nation has become severely fractured. The divide has become too great, shoved open and dug deep not only by radical disagreement but also a vitriolic revolt against civility.
For an ice-water-to-the-face reminder of how much the country’s changed, consider this and all its implications: The Reverend Billy Graham…was a Democrat.
We’re not in 1984 anymore, Toto.
But we are moving toward 1984…
…but that’s a whole other article.
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