Bachman Desperately Tries Selling Trump To Evangelicals

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Many Christian conservatives are trying to figure out how they can spin Donald Trump to their followers given the fact he has never had any interest in their religion. Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks, breaks it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.

"One of the weirdest stories of the 2016 presidential race has been evangelical Christians’ embrace of the thrice-married vulgarian Donald Trump as a savior figure.

Via Right Wing Watch, former GOP congresswoman Michele Bachmann made a pitch for Trump to evangelical voters during an interview with Christian broadcaster Jan Markell where she praised Trump for having “1950s sensibilities” and said he longed for the days when people of all religions said “Merry Christmas” instead of “Happy Holidays.”

“He gets and understands religious liberty,” Bachmann gushed about Trump while describing his recent meeting with evangelical leaders in New York. “He even said… ‘When I was growing up everybody said Merry Christmas. Even my Jews would say Merry Christmas.'”

It’s not exactly clear how getting “his Jews” to start saying “Merry Christmas” again would enhance religious liberty, but then again, the “religious liberty” agenda doesn’t really seem to be about religious liberty.

She also speculated that Trump may have been hand-picked by God to save the United States from Hillary Clinton, whom she claimed would “bring us into a certain destruction for the United States.””*

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  66 comments for “Bachman Desperately Tries Selling Trump To Evangelicals

  1. Andrew Mildenberg
    July 15, 2016 at 10:02 AM

    Wow. I never realized I belonged to Trump and his ilk? That’s a tad
    troubling.

    • stevers17
      July 15, 2016 at 12:41 PM

      Will you be MY Jew? Please! I don’t have one yet. 🙁

    • Raymond C
      July 15, 2016 at 4:01 PM

      I want a Jew as well. 🙁 But I don’t think they added them in Pokemon Go
      yet…

      Jew and Jewtwo are my favorite Pokemon.

    • Andrew Mildenberg
      July 15, 2016 at 4:03 PM

      +stevers17
      Well, you can borrow me, but demand is apparently pretty high so I have to
      keep me open to others.

  2. adc0046
    July 15, 2016 at 8:51 AM

    Who is still giving her a platform in 2016?? and why??

    • Albus Kane
      July 15, 2016 at 2:26 PM

      Corporate overlords and indoctrinated fundamentalists.

  3. nontheistdavid
    July 15, 2016 at 2:34 AM

    This woman is so stupid she doesn’t even realize she is married to a gay
    person.

    • oOSabianOo
      July 15, 2016 at 3:58 AM

      I actually lol’ed

    • Seeking It
      July 15, 2016 at 8:10 AM

      The think if you don’t have gay sex you aren’t gay

    • Albus Kane
      July 15, 2016 at 2:25 PM

      You could be bi, or pan, or just bi-curious, or heteroflexible, or
      homoflexible, or *list goes on for three more hours*

  4. Mike Johnson
    July 15, 2016 at 12:49 AM

    She needs to be raped by a bunch of Mandingo’s.

    • The Real J Will
      July 15, 2016 at 11:44 AM

      What is a Mandingo?

    • stevers17
      July 15, 2016 at 12:24 PM

      Mike Johnson – Marcus would be sooo jealous!

    • Wagon Burner
      July 15, 2016 at 3:06 PM

      +The Real J Will A full blood African with a large member.

    • The Real J Will
      July 15, 2016 at 3:17 PM

      +Wagon Burner Hey thats racist!!

    • Wagon Burner
      July 15, 2016 at 3:22 PM

      +The Real J Will Not even.

  5. Wings On High
    July 15, 2016 at 12:45 AM

    Bachman needs to be institutionalized

    • MAFIOSA E
      July 15, 2016 at 2:30 AM

      Euthanized would be better. lmao!

    • I Cunt Spell
      July 15, 2016 at 2:31 AM

      +MAFIOSA E I agree. libtards should be aborted after birth.

  6. timothy riley
    July 15, 2016 at 12:00 AM

    A Dominionist Theocratic Christian Fascist lunatic

    • Reid Nixon
      July 15, 2016 at 2:41 AM

      I’ll wager 2000. Who is Ted Cruz?

    • Benjamin Amaturo
      July 15, 2016 at 11:01 AM

      +Reid Nixon the zodiac killer

    • 1955RodHot
      July 15, 2016 at 3:42 PM

      And that’s putting it politely.

  7. waffleman383
    July 14, 2016 at 10:41 PM

    I love how Donald Trump says “I support religious freedom”, and then tries
    to ban all muslims just because they were born into a religion. Wake up
    Christians, your not the only religion.

    • Jacob Pepchinski
      July 15, 2016 at 9:41 AM

      We have NO information on them and $hill is willing to bring these people
      in on the basis of open border

    • stevers17
      July 15, 2016 at 12:22 PM

      Alex da Vinci – Is your wife’s blue one available?

  8. trippplefive
    July 14, 2016 at 10:09 PM

    didn’t she force her husband to get electroshock therapy to fix his
    “gayness”?

    • Donna Trump
      July 15, 2016 at 2:49 PM

      +Richard isdorky
      If he did manage to stay erect, as soon as he breached her vag, he’d start
      singing show tunes and pull out gay.

  9. AJ
    July 14, 2016 at 10:07 PM

    Religion has held us back at least four centuries,

    • Anthony Martino
      July 15, 2016 at 2:09 AM

      Actually it all Started 313 AD – Constantine the Great – first Roman
      emperor to claim conversion to Christianity above all else of Rome, Which
      split the empire in half ( Christian side vs Future Muslim & Other Faiths)
      . Which then every emperor there after attempted reclaim Rome to Former
      Glory. AKA The Crusades …. Dark Ages

    • timothy riley
      July 15, 2016 at 2:35 AM

      One for AJ – “If religion had died out 300 years ago, there would be cities
      on Mars.” Isaac Asimov

    • Reid Nixon
      July 15, 2016 at 2:39 AM

      Medieval Europe lasted for 10 centuries before the Renaissance, so I think
      4 centuries is a pretty generous estimation.

    • Miles Vialpando
      July 15, 2016 at 1:12 PM

      Too bad we don’t have flying cars or a Mars colony right now.

  10. RoughneckMP
    July 14, 2016 at 9:59 PM

    Oh Michelle, you truly are the MVP of WTF. Which begs the question; If
    Michelle Bachman were to suffer a stroke, how would we know?

    • Donna Trump
      July 14, 2016 at 10:29 PM

      + RoughneckMP
      Legitimate LOL!

      “The MVP of WTF”! Bwahahaha!

      Followed by,:

      “If Michelle Bachman were to suffer a stroke, how would we know?”!
      Bwahahahaha!

      Right hook followed by an upper cut ! Well played! Thank you!

  11. The Maker
    July 14, 2016 at 9:30 PM

    Oh please, any actual Christians would never vote for Trump, since all
    Christians are supposed to love all

    • electrofymyiz
      July 15, 2016 at 3:01 PM

      and be truthful. Trump with his constant exaggeration and embellishment, is
      a liar.

  12. Brick Tamland
    July 14, 2016 at 9:29 PM

    1950’s sensibility? You mean whites and blacks drinking from different
    fountains?

    • Donna Trump
      July 14, 2016 at 10:22 PM

      + Brick Tamland
      And when nobody questioned if your flamboyant husband was gay.

    • 1955RodHot
      July 15, 2016 at 3:56 PM

      Yes, and when preachers were screaming about the evils of rock and roll
      music and getting it banned in many places so it wouldn’t inspire their
      daughters to have sex before they got married, along with comic books,
      which they banned because they supposedly created juvenile delinquency. Oh,
      and then there were the McCarthy communist witch-hunts, which ruined the
      lives of many innocent people who were accused of things they didn’t do.
      And when women were supposed to keep their mouths shut about politics and
      stay in the kitchen or the bedroom. Let’s go back to all that idiotic
      censorship and inequality of the sexes and races and make America great
      again!

  13. Kuangheng Hwang
    July 14, 2016 at 9:23 PM

    Cenk is awesome. I love how animated he is haha

    • Jacinda Tayler
      July 15, 2016 at 8:25 AM

      i love Cenk too. 🙂

    • L MoMo
      July 15, 2016 at 11:02 AM

      Cenk the man.

    • Sofia X
      July 15, 2016 at 6:17 PM

      cenk, is really awesome..teilt passionate and honest, willing to change his
      mind and on the side of justice, whoever is being mistreated. KEEP DOING YA
      THANG. DO YOU BOO

  14. Dustin The Ninja
    July 14, 2016 at 9:12 PM

    “aren’t they all at this point?” sounds like a stereotype Cenk.

    • Dustin The Ninja
      July 14, 2016 at 9:32 PM

      +Deaglan Cullen but not all muslims!! Not all Muslims!!

    • Alex Landeros
      July 14, 2016 at 10:38 PM

      +Dustin The Ninja move on with ur day please

    • MAFIOSA E
      July 15, 2016 at 2:45 AM

      Yeah, sounds like you have a boner for Cenk. It is ok to come out of the
      closet now.

  15. Priestess Anastasia....
    July 14, 2016 at 9:11 PM

    I wanna see you (tyt) make sense of Islam killing more people, with a truck
    this time.

    • Maître M
      July 15, 2016 at 4:22 PM

      +A Hasan No sir I was reacting to people who say that he is an extremist. I
      completely agree with you.

    • A Hasan
      July 15, 2016 at 4:25 PM

      +Maître M i already feel old no need to sir me SIR

    • Maître M
      July 15, 2016 at 4:50 PM

      +A Hasan Haha just trying to be respectful 😉

    • Sofia X
      July 15, 2016 at 6:21 PM

      Islam killed people, not a person, iT was Islam? Islam went from being an
      abstract concept, to a tangible thing, and grew limbs, moved to France,
      went to far local super market, farted scratched it’s balls and then
      attacked people in francs. you do know Islam is not a person…

  16. CT CP
    July 14, 2016 at 9:11 PM

    Can’t wait for Chunk Yogurt to defend the latest islamic attack in France

    • Guillermo Sanchez
      July 15, 2016 at 12:14 AM

      Yeah, we know you don’t have anything else going on in your life.

    • Calum Matheson
      July 15, 2016 at 1:24 AM

      +SpadaccinoLuciano I use it in the sense of it being a religious mission,
      it doesn’t necessitate sacrifice in my usage. But I mean you could argue
      the sacrifice planned parenthood attackers make is going to prison.

    • Monkey Kiss
      July 15, 2016 at 11:25 AM

      Islamic radicals are America’s baby. Been funding them for decades, like
      al-CIAda.

  17. Creepy Guy
    July 14, 2016 at 9:07 PM

    Yeah, those evil Evangelicals, running trucks into a crowd of families
    pushing prams and stuff.

    • Michael Dunson
      July 15, 2016 at 11:24 AM

      One Hundred Thousand Iraqi Civilians killed in a unnecessary war, enough
      said.

    • A Hasan
      July 15, 2016 at 2:20 PM

      +Michael Dunson 100,000 is a figure from 2006-07 now its about 1-2million

    • A Hasan
      July 15, 2016 at 2:23 PM

      +edgeninja 6 million jews but total deaths in ww2 was about 56million…
      lets just focus on the jewish loss tho

  18. jo smith
    July 14, 2016 at 9:03 PM

    We think Trump supporters are stupid not because they are voting for Trump
    but because they are just stupid people. Voting for Trump is just a
    symptom.

    • Caleb Nelson
      July 15, 2016 at 3:07 PM

      +electrofymyiz I never said they were stupid. I don’t support Hillary
      either.

    • electrofymyiz
      July 15, 2016 at 3:14 PM

      my point was directed to jo smith’s original post, sorry.

    • Caleb Nelson
      July 15, 2016 at 3:23 PM

      +electrofymyiz oops ^^’

    • Some One
      July 15, 2016 at 5:17 PM

      +Grand Negus
      Lot’s of Democrats are pro gun…

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