Rick Perry: ‘As a Christian I Have a Directive to Support Israel’
Rick Perry clarified the reason behind his attack on President Obama’s Middle East policies today; as a fanatical fundamentalist Christian, he must support Israel because the appearance of the Jewish state is supposed to signal the End Times and the second coming of Supply Side Jesus: Perry’s Theocratic Foreign Policy: ‘As A Christian I Have A Clear Directive To Support Israel’.
PERRY: As a Christian I have a clear directive to support Israel, from my perspective its pretty easy both as an American and a Christian. I am going to stand with Israel.
This view is extremely common among the religious right; it’s known as Christian Zionism.
One thing you almost have to admire about Rick Perry — he doesn’t try to hide his religious fanaticism. He wears it on his sleeve. He’s telling you outright that he plans to govern America according to his religious beliefs.
In the TeaBag era, it’s undoubtedly one of the main reasons why he shot to the front of the GOP field so quickly.