“Fixing American Souls?”

This is something I apparently missed in Government and American History classes in School.

The Coming Obama ‘Theocracy’: “People mocked Mike Huckabee and Mitt Romney for their religious backgrounds often during the presidential campaigns, but at least they never claimed to be on a mission to save the souls of Americans through government action. Oh, people accused them of wanting to do so — to impose Southern Baptist or Mormon theology on an America that wants relentless secularism, but in point of fact both men gave stirring speeches on how their faith informs them personally but not their governance. One campaign really has explicitly claimed to be on such a mission, however. Michelle Obama gave a speech at UCLA earlier this month in which she told supporters that her husband was the only man who could fix American souls — if we elect him President first. Here’s the transcript: In 2008, we are still a nation that is too divided. We live in isolation, and because of that…”

(Via Captain’s Quarters.)

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