Those poor evangelicals. First, their proclamation that Katrina was God's punishment for all the homosexual sin in New Orleans is put down as false with hurricanes Gustav and Hanna bearing down on the gulf coast very much like God's own wrath (which, by their logic, means that God is punishing people for being Republicans). Now their vice presidential candidate announces that her seventeen year old unmarried daughter is pregnant:
John McCain's running mate, Sarah Palin, said Monday her 17-year-old unmarried daughter is five months pregnant, an announcement stealing even more thunder from McCain and a Republican presidential convention already overshadowed by
The money quote sure to piss them off even more:
"Our beautiful daughter Bristol came to us with news that as parents we knew would make her grow up faster than we had ever planned. We're proud of Bristol's ecision to have her baby and even prouder to become grandparents," Sarah and Todd Palin said in their brief statement.
Such a proud example for the evangelical sect. Beneath the examples of "sympathy" expressed in the linked article lies a profound reason to not go to the polls in November.