The President of North Carolina’s NAACP chapter, pastor William Barber, appeared on MSNBC’s “AM Joy,” and reacted to the above photo of Evangelical pastors praying over Trump. He called it “a form of theological malpractice that borders on heresy.”
“When you can p-r-a-y for a president and others while they are p-r-e-y, preying on the most vulnerable, you’re violating the sacred principles of religion,” he said.
The reverend hates the Trump agenda, especially healthcare.
“When we have this extremist Trump Republican agenda that takes health care, transfers wealth to the greedy, that’s hypocrisy and sin,” he told Ms. Reid. “Seven hundred billion dollars, Joy? You haven’t seen that kind of transfer of wealth on the backs of bodies of people since the days of slavery. Claiming to care about life, but then passing a bill when you know thousands will die — 22 million people, poor, working people will be hurt — that is hypocrisy and sin.
“Passing bills that hurt children, the disabled and veterans — that is sin. That is hypocrisy,” he continued. “And what leaders ought to be doing is challenging the president, challenging [Senate Majority Leader Mitch] McConnell, and challenging [House Speaker Paul] Ryan and challenging these senators and others and not trying to appease them. Instead, they’re acting like priests of the empire rather than prophets of God.”
The Democrats are the ones preying on everyone. They want everyone else’s money.