Politicians have been known to employ unorthodox tactics to resonate with voters of different heritages. Sometimes, claiming to support a cause or issue in an advertisement will convince an unengaged viewer despite empirical evidence to the contrary.
Such is the case with Democrat Arkansas Sen. Mark Pryor. Hoping to avoid being one of the many legislators in his party who will inevitably pay at the polls for the protracted ObamaCare debacle, he is now invoking God in his reelection campaign.
In a television spot that began airing Wednesday, Pryor’s faith assumes a primary role as he clutches a Holy Bible and looks directly into the camera.
“I’m not ashamed to say that I believe in God,” he said, “and I believe in his word.”
Though he might believe, there is little evidence he heeds some of God’s most important directives. After all, Pryor is a consistent supporter of abortion, which leaders across Christian denominations continue to consider a form of murder.
Still, he claims the Bible is his “compass” and his “North Star,” claiming it provides him with “comfort and guidance to do what’s best for Arkansas.”
Apparently, his interpretation of God’s Word suggests that compounding the number of dead babies in his state will somehow further God’s will.
In 23 out of 37 legislative votes reviewed by the National Right to Life Committee, Pryor supported the pro-abortion position. He has also sought to curtail the religious liberties of Christian business owners through his support of ObamaCare’s abortion mandate.
Furthermore, Pryor wants taxpayers to continue funding Planned Parenthood and its network of abortion mills.
Somehow, despite his revolting views regarding the sanctity of human life, this Democrat can claim that his life is guided by God’s law. Such duplicitous rhetoric is almost expected from a candidate in such a desperate position.
Thanks to his relentless support of the doomed healthcare law and other Obama policy initiatives, Pryor is preparing for a steep uphill climb toward another term. As is too often the case, he seems to be turning to God now that he has no other options.
Watch the ad below:
–B. Christopher Agee