With the recent backlash of the Pope condemning capitalism, another Tea Party member has decided to jump on ship to speak out against the Pontiff.
Board member of the Northern Virginia Tea Party, Jonathan Moseley, rushed to the conservative news outlet and conspiracy-mongering WorldNetDaily this week to proclaim that Jesus is crying over the Pope’s “socialist philosophy.” Moseley attempted to inform the people that “Jesus was a capitalist” and “not a socialist.” Who would know better than a Tea Party board member from Virginia?
Francis argues for dependence upon government to redistribute wealth. And con artists in the U.S. are seizing on the opportunity to spread the misery of socialism. Rush Limbaugh and Sarah Palin this week called Pope Francis on his mangling of economics. Then author Reza Aslan struck back in the Washington Post, claiming that Jesus was a socialist.
He continued to bash the Pope:
Worst of all, this controversy encourages misery, poverty and the destruction of human lives. Jesus Christ is weeping in heaven hearing Christians espouse a socialist philosophy that has created suffering and poverty around the world. It is impossible to love one’s neighbor as yourself without fighting against socialism, meaning government meddling in private lives.
Mosley’s false implications are astounding. Jesus is apparently weeping if you don’t adhere to an explicit ideology; meaning a corrupt and wicked right wing ideology. It is apparent that Mosley has declared Pope Francis a fraud while supporting the recent Rush Limbaugh comments referring to the Pope as a Marxist.
These con men in office are so perverse; they’re willing to go against the leader of the worldwide Catholic Church. It seems as though the Tea Party is taking a page out of the Old Testament, by corrupting politicians and impoverishing people in the name of their God. Clearly, it’s not about the Bible for these people. It’s about what twisted and obstinate imagination they have conjured up over the years while attempting to use religion as an excuse to push their sick ideology forward.
h/t: Right Wing Watch