Haggard and the Bush-Rove Machine


The real motivations behind Christianism are finally being revealed: power, money, and political control, abetted by lies:

Another prominent religious conservative leader blasted the media for reporting a "rumour" based on "nothing but one man's accusation."

"Ted Haggard is a friend of mine, and it appears someone is trying to damage his reputation as a way of influencing the outcome of Tuesday's election -- especially the vote on Colorado's marriage-protection amendment, which Ted strongly supports," said James Dobson, founder of Focus on the Family, also based in Colorado Springs.

Haggard, who is often credited with rallying conservative Christians behind U.S. President George Bush for his 2004 re-election, talks to Bush or his advisers every week, according to Harper's.

Now isn't that interesting? Someone needs to ask Karl Rove when he last spoke or met with Haggard. And the press needs to ask the president what his relationship is with Haggard as well. Like now.

(Photo: Erik Stenbakken/AP.)