2019-01-28 16:21:45 UTC
are pushing legislation to allow Bible literacy classes in public schools.
“Numerous states introducing Bible Literacy classes, giving students the
option of studying the Bible,” Trump wrote in a morning tweet. “Starting to
make a turn back? Great!”
As president, Trump has no formal say in state legislative processes.
Trump never saw a bible until the day he was inaugurated. If you watched
the inauguration closely enough, you saw that he didn't put his hand *on*
the bible; he hovered it just above it. He knew that if he touched it, it
would burn off the palm of his hand.
The idea of bible study in public schools is, of course, dead on arrival,
and Trump knows it. He's just trying to throw a sop to knuckle-dragging
fuckwits like Hartung.
Actually, I wouldn't have a problem with public school instruction on the
historical significance of the bible as a culturally important book,
including even studying some of the text to explain some important
expressions, e.g. silk purse out of a sow's ear, part the waters, etc. -
*provided* that equal time and emphasis are given to the Qu'ran, the Torah,
the Vedas, the Pali Canon, and others. I'm sure Hartung is on board with