On March 13, 2020, Conservative author and polemicist David Horowitz gave President Donald Trump his due.
In a tweet, Horowitz noted that had a Democrat been in office, the current Wuhan virus crisis could have costed thousands of American lives:
He asserted, “Bottom line for virus: If any Democrat were president, there would have been no ban on travel from China, and we’d be where Italy is – and worse. So the fact that Trump is in fact our president has saved tens of thousands of American lives.”
Bottom line for virus: If any Democrat were president, there would have been no ban on travel from China, and we'd be where Italy is – and worse. So the fact that Trump is in fact our president has saved tens of thousands of American lives.
— David Horowitz (@horowitz39) March 13, 2020
President Trump implemented a travel ban on China back in January.
Similarly, he implemented a travel ban on European countries with an exemption for the U.K. on March 11, 2020.
Democrats, on the other hand, have been virtue signaling about open borders and “alleged” racism.
Unlike his Democrat rivals, Trump understands that virtue signaling can prove deadly in these times of a global pandemic.
Instead, he has relied on his nationalist instincts to protect the American people and craft policies that go beyond fluffy rhetoric to please the cultural Left and wonky platitudes about boosting GDP.
Southern Baptist Convention Reverses Course on Name Change After BLP Reporting
They say they’re not changing their name.
The Southern Baptist Convention has sought to dispel reporting from Big League Politics on the organization’s planned name change, arguing that the institution isn’t formally changing its name.
To correct multiple inaccurate reports, “We Are Great Commission Baptists” is the 2021 Annual Meeting THEME.
The GCB descriptor was approved in 2012 for churches to use if it would be helpful in their local context.
The Southern Baptist Convention remains our official name.
— SBC Executive Committee (@SBCExecComm) September 17, 2020
But a close look at the American Christian church’s plans relating to its name reveal that it’s played with the idea far more seriously than they’re making it seem.
Reports of a name change first emerged in a Washington Post article published on Tuesday. SBC President JD Greear told the Post that “hundreds of churches” affiliated with the denomination had “committed” to using the phrase “Great Commission Baptist” as an alternative to the denomination’s longtime moniker. The change would come as Greear touts his support of the Black Lives Matter, although he’s been careful in pointing out he doesn’t support any formal organization related to the movement. Greear also is renaming the church he personally pastors with the term.
The SBC’s 2021 convention will also organize under the motto of “We Are Great Commission Baptists.” Sounds a lot like a name change, even if the SBC’s leadership is steadfastly maintaining it isn’t.
The name ‘Great Commission Baptist’ is theologically sound in the Christian religion, but it’s somewhat questionable that the organization’s leader appears to be emphasizing it at a moment in which political correctness is making its entryism into many Christian churches and organizations.
It seems as if the organization’s figurehead is keen to present himself as a liberal-style suburban Evangelical to the Washington Post, but he changed his tune quite quickly when the rank and file membership of Southern Baptist churches learned that he was promoting the idea of a name change.
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