Lizza would name one of them, as Terry would express shock and amazement. He would name another, and Terry would express disappointment and unbelief.
It became clear to me that we needed a good comparison of the figures who influenced Bachmann we shouldn't respect and imitate (exclusively evangelical) and the figures we should admire and emulate (almost all secular). Here is the list for those of you who were confused in any way. I know you will agree that the liberal heroes clearly are superior to those of Michell Bachmann:
|Michelle Bachman's Heroes (Bad)||Liberal Heroes (Good)|
|John Eidsmoe (Professor who believes many of the founding fathers were Christians)||Margaret Sanger (Symphathized with Nazis, advocated eugenics and population control of the lower classes)|
|Francis Schaeffer (Late Christian thinker who believed that your worldview should affect what you do)||Robert C. Byrd (Late Democratic Senate leader who was a former Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan)|
|Robert Wilkins (Presbyterian pastor who has romantic view of the institution of slavery in the old South)||Barney Frank (Gay Congressman whose live in "partner" was running a prostitution ring out of his apartment without his knowledge)|
|Nancy Pearcey (Follower of Francis Schaeffer who thinks your worldview should affect what you do)||Che Guevara (Totalitarian pro-Soviet revolutionary who presided over Cuba's first firing squad sessions and founded the Cuban labor camp system for political prisoners)|
|R. J. Rushdoony (Late theologian who believed Old Testament Law still applies and that Christians should convince enough other people of their views that they will affect culture and politics)||Bill Ayers (Leader of communist revolutionary group that conducted terrorist bombings in the 60s and 70s)|