Jerry Falwell and the American Right

Monday, March 05, 2012

Michael Sean Winters examines how Reverend Jerry Falwell has influenced national politics. In God’s Right Hand: How Jerry Falwell Made God a Republican and Baptized the American Right Winters looks how Falwell motivated voters and helped defined the orthodoxy and vocabulary of the Republican Party.


Michael Sean Winters

Comments [9]

... none of this discussion makes him any less of a pathological Circus Klown™!

A very dangerous huxster as all from that ilk are!!

Exploiting peoples fears and insecurities for his own enormous gain.


Mar. 05 2012 01:06 PM

Ah... John, if that's true, then Jerry™ should be CANONIZED!!!

He's a d–g damned HERO!!!

Thanks for the pedantic attention to typos!!

Mar. 05 2012 01:00 PM
John A.

a phenomenon is singular.

People who have seen Falwell's republicans and given up religion because of that point to a Major Failing of politicized religion. There must be 10 million (USA youth) polarized against religion thanks to that guy and his followers.

Mar. 05 2012 12:56 PM

I bring up the Rush and Jerry correlation to point out how the right in this Kountry™ has an irresistible penchant for looking to Circus Klowns™ for leadership.

This is a VERY disturbing phenomena... no??

Mar. 05 2012 12:51 PM
John A.

dboy. Falwell is dead. Please move on.

Jummy Carter vs Falwell. This I want to hear.

Mar. 05 2012 12:39 PM
Opal from NYC

Aren't the Evangelists the ones who will carry out the prophesies from Revelation? The rapture and then the killing of all non-believers?

Mar. 05 2012 12:28 PM
Amy from Manhattan

1. As if Falwell or anyone else had the power to make God a Republican (or proponent of any other party).

2. Does Mr. winter know if Falwell's wife ever found out that he had kept her letters to her then-fiance from being mailed &, if she did, what her reaction was?

Mar. 05 2012 12:22 PM


Mar. 05 2012 12:21 PM, another fat Circus Clown™!!!

The Rush and Jerry Show™!!

Mar. 05 2012 12:21 PM

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