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RNC Breaks Precedent With Explicitly Partisan Prayer

posted on July 20, 2016

At Yahoo News, Amy Sullivan writes, “After telling attendees of the Republican National Convention that ‘Our enemy is not other Republicans but is Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party,’ a South Carolina pastor offered the most explicitly partisan prayer heard at a major party convention in modern times.” Pastor Mark Burns, a black minister from Easley, has been a staunch Trump supporter. Sullivan writes that “there is no precedent for a religious leader at any convention describing political opponents as ‘enemies.'”

Read at Yahoo News