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krispos42 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-22-07 02:52 PM
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153. I'm curiously unemotional about this
Maybe I'm too young (I'm 31), but I missed the entire televangelist thing. My parents were and are non-religious and generally hung out with similar-minded people, so I missed the whole thing, I think.

Until I moved to my current location and found Air America Minnesota and the DU, I was not heavily involved in politics, and the only references to Tammy Faye and Jim Bakker were their parodies and such in the "Bloom County" collections that I read obsessively as a teenager.

I know I'm suppose to 'hate her' on one level or another for aiding and abetting the rise of the neocon movement, and let's face it, I'm not real enthralled with her for that. However, I don't hate her, I dislike her. I reserve my hate for people such as Fred Phelps, who, unfortunately, will probably die quickly and relatively painlessly, either some sort of heart failure or stroke, or the grieving relatives and/or comrades of a fallen soldier will simply gun him down in the street like the rabid dog that he is.



I do wonder, however, how the fundies will explain away the extreme painfullness of her death for someone that had worked so hard doing God's Will.
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