Evangelicals, warned liberal theologian Albert Outler, “want a society ruled by those who know what the word of God is. The technical name for that is ‘theocracy,’ and their Napoleon, whether he likes it or not, is Jimmy Carter.”
When Carter turned out to be less than Napoleonic, George W. Bush was identified as “the first prince of the theocratic states of America.” Bush, according to one entirely fictional account, was converted to “Dominionism” — a kind of Christian Wahhabism — by Assemblies of God pastors who provided him “explicit coaching.”
Now the heroes of the Tea Party movement, it turns out, are also closet theocrats...
Bachmann once attended a school that had a law review that said some disturbing things.
She assisted a professor who once spoke at a convention that included some alarming people.