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April 14, 2016

Trump: My Favorite Bible Teaching Is "An Eye For An Eye"

When I saw this headline earlier, I assumed it was some negative opinion piece analyzing Trump's behavior and deciding that this must be his favorite Bible passage (as well as one of the four or five he knows).

Nope. Trump actually said it.

Via Buzzfeed:

"Is there a favorite Bible verse or Bible story that has informed your thinking or your character through life, sir?" asked host Bob Lonsberry on WHAM 1180 AM.


Trump responded, "Well, I think many. I mean, when we get into the Bible, I think many, so many. And some people, look, an eye for an eye, you can almost say that. That's not a particularly nice thing. But you know, if you look at what's happening to our country, I mean, when you see what’s going on with our country, how people are taking advantage of us, and how they scoff at us and laugh at us. And they laugh at our face, and they’re taking our jobs, they’re taking our money, they’re taking the health of our country. And we have to be firm and have to be very strong. And we can learn a lot from the Bible, that I can tell you.

I think a quiz about obvious Bible knowledge -- who denied Jesus?, name three disciples, etc. -- would prove hilarious.


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