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David Perdue’s Prayer for President Obama

posted on June 13, 2016

David A. Graham of The Atlantic reports that Georgia Senator David Perdue gave an imprecatory prayer over President Obama on Friday at the Faith and Freedom Coalition conference. Culling from Psalm 109, he said of the president: “Let his days be few, and let another have his office.” When read in full, Psalm 109 is a call for God to sentence a wicked man to death and subject his family to suffering. Graham writes, “Perdue didn’t make this up. In fact, this verse—sometimes labeled ‘the Obama Prayer’—has been circulating for years among conservatives.” Perdue’s office later clarified that he “in no way wishes harm to our president.”

Read at The Atlantic