Bachmann Hurricane: Just One Example of 2012 Republican Candidates’ Dangerous Religious Rhetoric

By Maggie Astor | August 29, 2011 3:30 PM EDT

Gov. Rick Perry called on Texans to pray for an end to the worst drought in the state’s history. A few months later, he held a prayer rally to ask Jesus for guidance and forgiveness for President Obama’s political sins. Congresswoman Michele Bachmann said last year that God would curse the United States if it stopped supporting Israel. And on Monday, she claimed that Hurricane Irene was a sign from God that the U.S. should cut spending.


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