Meet Pastor Ted Haggard: your bareback crystal meth Republican

Man, sometimes you just marvel and say WTF at the double-lives that these Theocons in the Republican Party are living.

Ted Haggard, maybe you've seen the released transcripts of his calls for methamphetamine from the man with whom he had monthly gay trysts during the past three years.

Who the hell is Ted Haggard?

Pastor Ted has recently been interviewed by Barbara Walters, Tom Brokaw, Bill O'Reilly, and Chris Matthews. Time Magazine has included Pastor Ted in their list of the 25 Most Influential Evangelicals in America. The Wall Street Journal noted his advisory role with the Bush White House, calling him one "of the nation's most politically influential" clergy, and Harper's Magazine says, "No pastor in America holds more sway over the political direction of evangelicalism than does Pastor Ted."

My guess is that this sorta knocks John Kerry off of the headlines. And that it happens just in time for the 72 hour Republican GOTV program that centers around getting evangelicals to volunteer to leaflet super-church parking lots is serendipity, or karma, in action.

Update [2006-11-3 8:20:54 by Jerome Armstrong]:This is so bizarre. There's a video from Haddard last night in front of his home, where he makes a point of calling out the Republicans for their fake outrage towards John Kerry-- while he aligns with him "in process". And the video below, from Jesus Camp, is a classic (via AmericaBlog, the blog to follow this story):

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Extremist religous groups are once again attacking American values of fairness and equality!  A group called the Center for Reclaiming America for Christ is joining the Amerifcan "Family" Association's boycott of Ford until they drop all advertising in GLBT publications and cease offering any and all same-sex partner benefits!  

You can read the full article here.

Don't let them claim the banner of Family and American values.  What they are doing is undeniably UnAmerican!  Here's what you can do.  Click below the fold and help the progressive fight for GLBT Americans!

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