… it does not mean they are Christians or represent other Christians. Can we get that straight? Some on the left are pointing at the arrest of nine members of a “Christian militia” in Michigan as some sort of “Christian” problem.
Maybe I could go out (as a white guy) and start a new group with the word “minority” in it. Do you think that would cause a fuss? It does not matter if it’s the truth or not, I’m just using the word minority in a name.
Hinderaker at Power Line blog agrees.
As a conservative, it is tempting to speculate that Leboon could be an excitable liberal who was roused to violence by Barack Obama’s exhortation that “if they bring a knife, we’ll bring a gun.” But that would be a cheap shot. Leboon, like the Michigan militia group, is bonkers.
Insanity is randomly distributed across the political spectrum. There is no cause so pure but what a crazy person (or several) can fasten onto it and purport to be acting in its name. It is wrong to try to make political hay out of such random nutcases, as the Democrats have been doing of late–without even waiting for the nutcase to appear!
This group was allegedly planning to directly attack law enforcement officers in efforts against tyranny.
Look, we have frequent elections and elections have consequences. Want to fight the soft tyranny represented by the incremental shift of power from the states to the federal government since the New Deal era? We’ll see you at the polls on election day.