Election's Over: Apparently It's OK to Pick on Churches Again
Trust the chairman of the party that camped out like rock-show groupies in African-American churches to now accuse churches and their preachers of having too much influence on voters.
Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez actually lamented Wednesday the bad influence Christianity has on voters’ political preferences. He compared the influence of preachers to the influence of conservative media outlets.
“… We (Democrats) need to build a bigger orchestra,” Perez said while speaking at Demand Justice’s “The Court In Crisis: What’s Next For Progressives After Kavanaugh” Summit in Washington, DC. “They (Republicans) have had a big orchestra for some time and they’ve got the megaphones to amplify it, whether it’s Sinclair at a local level or Fox at a national level. I’ve learned this from the outreach we’ve done at the DNC … I had someone in Northwestern Wisconsin tell me, ‘You know what, for most of the people I know, their principal sources of information are Fox News, their NRA newsletter, and the pulpit on Sunday.’”
Perez went on to suggest the political preference of single issue, pro-life voters can be entirely explained by their exposure to conservative ideas at their place of worship.
“It should come as a