I’ve Lost All Respect For Franklin Graham

Here’s why.

A US religious figure whose father advised several US presidents has backed Donald Trump’s bid for the White House. Reverend Franklin Graham also told ABC television that he doubted former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin would join the field of candidates aiming to unseat President Barack Obama. Asked whether Mr Trump might be his preferred candidate, Rev Graham told ABC’s “This Week” program: “Sure, yes.” “When I first saw that he was getting in, I thought, well, this has got to be a joke,” Rev Graham said. “But the more you listen to him, the more you say to yourself, you know, maybe this guy’s right.”

Um, no. The more you listen to him the more you realize the man is a birther lunatic who lies about his own wealth. What’s an evangelical doing supporting a liar?

9 thoughts on “I’ve Lost All Respect For Franklin Graham

  1. Matthew 22 Apr 2011 at 6:23 pm

    Love the blog theme! (I just wanted to say this because it’s apparent you’re copying Near Emmaus 😉 )


    • Jim 22 Apr 2011 at 6:27 pm



  2. irishanglican ~ Fr. Robert 22 Apr 2011 at 9:08 pm

    I like old Franklin Graham! But I bet ya knew that? lol And I like Trump, just because he is a torn in the side to Obama! And I am not even an American (yet?). I am kidding!


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  4. Bob Schillaci 22 Apr 2011 at 10:29 pm

    They seem like a perfect match. As Thomas Jefferson said:

    “In every country and in every age, the priest has been hostile to liberty. He is always in alliance with the despot, abetting his abuses in return for protection to his own.”


  5. wken 23 Apr 2011 at 7:35 am

    Trump is making noise to make news. He’s a publicity whore, and nothing else.

    He’s not going to run, because he’s not going to want to lose. He just likes seeing his name in the papers.

    Does anyone remember that he was flirting with running a few years ago, back when Ross Perot’s Reform Party almost counted?


  6. irishanglican ~ Fr. Robert 23 Apr 2011 at 11:23 am


    Do I hear a bit of anti-Catholic and clergy sentiment here?


  7. Bob Schillaci 23 Apr 2011 at 3:34 pm

    Yes. Why be subtle?


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