"A [preacher] who does not love art, poetry, music and nature can be dangerous. Blindness and deafness toward the beautiful are not incidental; they are necessarily reflected in his [preaching]." — BXVI
oh Father... this is mild:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lTRo4OXM0l8&feature=relatedhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0mvP0ArKIGY
Sometimes it was hard to make out what they were saying, but the refrain, and the whole attitude of this group, creeped me out. Throughout US history there have been inspiring Presidents with lots of admirers (JFK, in my youth, for example), but I've never seen or heard anything like this. Scary!
I see it as pathetic rather than scary. A sad attempt by desperate ideologues to prop up a victim of the Peter Principle-that is, one promoted to his level of incompetence.