Here are some of the highlights:
- Angle has ties to the far-right Constitution Party, promoters of Christian Reconstructionism (i.e., they want to impose biblical law on the U.S.).
- Christian Reconstructionist groups are supporting Angle and helping to fund her campaign.
- Angle has publicly stated that she thinks alcohol should be illegal, and her website lists banning pornography as one of her goals.
- It appears that Angle only became a Republican when she realized that she was unelectable running as an Independent American Party candidate.
It is becoming increasingly clear that Sharon Angle is a dangerous Christian extremist who would be bad for Nevada and the U.S. as a whole. This Christian Reconstructionism stuff, as I understand it, is about as extreme as Christians get. Even many on the Christian right consider it too far out.
Early polling shows Angle even or even slightly ahead of Reid. This is not a case where we can simply dismiss Angle as too extreme to get elected. With voter apathy likely to be high for many on the left, Angle has a fairly good chance of winning this race.
H/T to Religious Right Watch
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