NPR reports that Trump’s inauguration will showcase backers from fringe Christian ideologies like the so-called Prosperity Gospel. If you don’t know what that is, John Oliver can take you to school and to church on the subject. It’s no surprise that Trump would gravitate to this corruption of Christianity, but it gives us a unique way to reward Trump so that we ourselves may be rewarded.
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[Trump’s] “spiritual adviser” is Paula White, who as the leader of New Destiny Christian Center near Orlando, Fla., is perhaps the best known prosperity preacher in the country. […] Not surprisingly, Donald Trump is drawn to those preachers who say that one’s wealth is a sign of God’s approval. — With His Choice Of Inauguration Prayer Leaders, Trump Shows His Values (npr.org)
This “gospel” is the worst, most concentrated form of fleecing that the era of televangelism spawned. It’s no wonder Trump is drawn to it; it encourages–not just absolves–stealing from the poor. If you were living under a rock, you may have missed John Oliver starting his own church, Our Lady of Perpetual Exemption, as a part of his expose on Prosperity Gospel preachers. Here’s how it all started:
And here’s how it all ended, with viewers sending in all manner of (NSFW) seed:
Let us reward Trump with such “creative seed” so we ourselves will be rewarded–probably with a perpetual tweetstorm tantrum from Ill Douchey.