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Aledo Times Record - Aledo, IL
Like certain televangelists, Michele Bachmann blames America for the terrorism of Sept. 11, 2001
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By Pat Cunningham
May 11, 2013 5:16 p.m.



A few days after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, televangelist Jerry Falwell, with the concurrence of televangelist Pat Robertson, said those awful events represented God’s judgement on America.

The terrorism, said Falwell, was God’s punishment of America for sins of “the pagans, and the abortionists, and the feminists, and the gays and the lesbians who are actively trying to make that an alternative lifestyle, the ACLU, People For the American Way–all of them who have tried to secularize America.”

And now, more than 12 years later, Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is similarly arguing that 9/11 was God’s judgement ...

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