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Bravo Sierra and Paying Attention

by baldilocks

Ear­lier today I said this:

It was in ref­er­ence to Sen­a­tor Kamala Har­ris (D-​CA) expound­ing on her expe­ri­ences with weed, Tupac, Snoop, and time travel, but I con­sider it a time­less apho­rism — espe­cially when we’re talk­ing about ide­o­logues pan­der­ing to a desired constituency.

Unskilled pan­der­ing hap­pens all the time with politi­cians from both par­ties, but I want to com­pare my obser­va­tion to some­thing Chelsea Clin­ton ran up the flag­pole back in 2016 to see who was play­ing atten­tion.

Chelsea Clin­ton, the daugh­ter of pro-​abortion [2016] pres­i­den­tial can­di­date Hillary Clin­ton, says she left the Bap­tist Church at the age of 6 because it has a strongly pro-​life posi­tion oppos­ing abortions.

Clin­ton made the com­ment at a recent fundraiser for Hillary Clin­ton in an attempt to address evan­gel­i­cals who ques­tion her mother’s faith in God. She said she was upset when teach­ers in a Sun­day School class talked about the wrong­ness of abortion.

I find it quite insult­ing some­times when peo­ple say to my mom, my dad or me … that they ques­tion our faith,’ said Chelsea. “I was raised in a Methodist church and I left the Bap­tist church before my dad did, because I didn’t know why they were talk­ing to me about abor­tion when I was 6 in Sun­day school — that’s a true story.”

Sure, Chelsea, sure you did.

It’s like this woman is an alien — and I don’t mean an ille­gal one – wear­ing a human suit.

I’m not even both­er­ing with the ridicu­lous notion that being pro-​abortion is in any way com­pat­i­ble with true Chris­tian­ity of what­ever denom­i­na­tion. I’d rather point to some­thing even more ridicu­lous. I want to know is …

Is there a for­mal process for a six-​year-​old to join or leave the Bap­tist Church or any other church orga­ni­za­tion? What if both of Chelsea’s par­ents wanted to stay at that church? Would she just say “BLEEP you, Mom and Dad; I’m not going?”

No six-​year-​old has agency on where and whether she is going to the church of her parent(s). And, while Chelsea’s par­ents cer­tainly had the right to indoc­tri­nate her with Left­ist ide­ol­ogy inap­pro­pri­ately early, only a six-​year-​old savant would be able to prop­erly process the con­cept and spir­i­tual con­se­quences of abortion.

And Chelsea does not strike me as any sort of genius.

She’s not even good at mak­ing s**t up. That, at least, is a use­ful talent.

Sim­ply, she cov­ered — badly — for her par­ents’ church/​politics games­man­ship. They lived in a cul­ture – Arkansas — where a suc­cess­ful politi­cian had to have a church home, so Bill and Hillary kept them­selves cov­ered in that area. Were it not for that, it’s cer­tain that none of the Clin­tons would ever darken the thresh­old of any church.

But Chelsea — or, more likely, her mother — hoped that the pro-​abortion faith­ful weren’t pay­ing atten­tion too closely to the lie’s barefacedness.

In fair­ness, the Clin­ton ladies prob­a­bly cal­cu­lated correctly.

Here endeth the lesson.

(Thanks to Life News)

Juli­ette Akinyi Ochieng has been blog­ging since 2003 as baldilocks. Her older blog is here. She pub­lished her first novel, Tale of the Tigers: Love is Not a Game in 2012.

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by baldilocks

Earlier today I said this:

It was in reference to Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) expounding on her experiences with weed, Tupac, Snoop, and time travel, but I consider it a timeless aphorism — especially when we’re talking about ideologues pandering to a desired constituency.

Unskilled pandering happens all the time with politicians from both parties, but I want to compare my observation to something Chelsea Clinton ran up the flagpole back in 2016 to see who was playing attention.

Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of pro-abortion [2016] presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, says she left the Baptist Church at the age of 6 because it has a strongly pro-life position opposing abortions.

Clinton made the comment at a recent fundraiser for Hillary Clinton in an attempt to address evangelicals who question her mother’s faith in God. She said she was upset when teachers in a Sunday School class talked about the wrongness of abortion.

“I find it quite insulting sometimes when people say to my mom, my dad or me . . . that they question our faith,’ said Chelsea. “I was raised in a Methodist church and I left the Baptist church before my dad did, because I didn’t know why they were talking to me about abortion when I was 6 in Sunday school — that’s a true story.”

Sure, Chelsea, sure you did.

It’s like this woman is an alien — and I don’t mean an illegal one – wearing a human suit.

I’m not even bothering with the ridiculous notion that being pro-abortion is in any way compatible with true Christianity of whatever denomination. I’d rather point to something even more ridiculous. I want to know is …

Is there a formal process for a six-year-old to join or leave the Baptist Church or any other church organization? What if both of Chelsea’s parents wanted to stay at that church? Would she just say “BLEEP you, Mom and Dad; I’m not going?”

No six-year-old has agency on where and whether she is going to the church of her parent(s). And, while Chelsea’s parents certainly had the right to indoctrinate her with Leftist ideology inappropriately early, only a six-year-old savant would be able to properly process the concept and spiritual consequences of abortion.

And Chelsea does not strike me as any sort of genius.

She’s not even good at making s**t up. That, at least, is a useful talent.

Simply, she covered — badly — for her parents’ church/politics gamesmanship. They lived in a culture – Arkansas — where a successful politician had to have a church home, so Bill and Hillary kept themselves covered in that area. Were it not for that, it’s certain that none of the Clintons would ever darken the threshold of any church.

But Chelsea — or, more likely, her mother — hoped that the pro-abortion faithful weren’t paying attention too closely to the lie’s barefacedness.

In fairness, the Clinton ladies probably calculated correctly.

Here endeth the lesson.

(Thanks to Life News)

Juliette Akinyi Ochieng has been blogging since 2003 as baldilocks. Her older blog is here.  She published her first novel, Tale of the Tigers: Love is Not a Game in 2012.

Follow her on Facebook, Twitter, MeWe, and Gab.

Hit Da Tech Guy Blog’s Tip Jar or hit Juliette’s!