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New York Times Horrified Secretary of State Pompeo Is Religious

Is hiring Christian leaders a crime? The New York Times seems to think so.

More than halfway into President Donald Trump’s term, the liberal media still can’t seem to wrap their minds around an administration that doesn’t see faith as a disqualifying factor for employment. From Russell Vought to Amy Coney Barrett, the left is absolutely confounded at the idea that Christians are not only nominated by this administration—but embraced by it.

With typical horror, the Times zeroed in on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and some recent comments he made on a trip to Jerusalem that dared to reference his Christian faith. “Mike Pompeo,” the headline accused, “Blends Beliefs and Policy.” Yes, and so—by the way—did every member of former President Barack Obama’s team. It’s just that their beliefs usually had nothing to do with religion. Now that Pompeo’s do, it’s a problem.

The reporter ticks off a long list of offenses—Pompeo’s regular Bible reading, his religious background, and his concern for religious liberty—as reasons he’s apparently unfit to serve as America’s top diplomat. “[N]o secretary of state in recent decades has been as open and fervent as Mr. Pompeo about discussing Christianity and foreign policy in the same breath. That has increasingly raised questions about the extent to which evangelical beliefs are influencing American diplomacy.”

Read the full story from The Daily Signal

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