John M. Becker

Scott Lively Claims 'Victory' in Campaign for MA Governor

Filed By John M. Becker | November 12, 2014 12:00 PM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: election 2014, governor's race, Massachusetts, ridiculous statements, Scott Lively

"I want you to recognize what a great victory we have achieved in this campaign. Consider the facts objectively: A Missionary Pastor with an inner-city church that seats just 45, mostly street-people, ran a part-time campaign, serving as his own campaign manager, with only 20-30 campaign volunteers (only about half of whom dedicated more than 40 hours to the effort), and a budget of just over $25,000. To a population of over 6 million people he put out just 50,000 pieces of literature, 300 bumper stickers, 400 yard signs, and for media advertising had only one 30-second radio spot for five days on two local Springfield radio stations plus a 2×3? print ad in one edition of a regional newspaper in the Pioneer Valley.

"Deliberately (by the prompting of the Holy Spirit) limiting his campaign activities only to those public appearances and media interviews to which he was invited (not trying to win the seat in his own strength but staying out of the way to let God pull the strings), he (by conservative accounts) handily won the two major debates in which he appeared, shocked the hosts, audience and fellow panelists in every forum with his boldness and candor, and preached the unvarnished Gospel of Jesus Christ in nearly all of the 30 or so public events in which he appeared...

"I believe my faithfulness in stepping out into the political arena to preach the gospel has spiritually broken the back of the anti-Lively coalition and demolished its campaign of defamation. The public has seen me in the debates and other venues and know I am a sincere and kind-hearted Christian man, whether or not they agree with my views. They will never again believe the vicious LGBT lies trying to paint me as a genocidal monster. The Lord has vindicated me in an entirely unique way."

-- Hate group leader, international anti-LGBT activist, and alleged criminal against humanity Scott Lively, claiming victory in his ill-fated campaign for Massachusetts governor, despite winning just 0.9% of the vote in last week's election.

h/t: Joe.My.God.

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