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Harry Reid: God’s Candidate?

By on Jul 27, 2010 in Featured, Politics | 1 comment

Among the theories tossed around for Harry Reid’s surge in Nevada, the most prominent is that the Republican nominee, Sharron Angle, is, ahem, slightly crazy. Few theories, however, actually out-crazy Angle. At Salt Lake City’s Deseret News, however, political blogger/reporter Jamshid Ghazi Askar has accomplished that impressive feat by making┬áthis assertion: Starting today, I believe Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada) will win his bid for reelection to the U.S. Senate because God wants him to win. Oh, by the way, the Deseret News is owned by the Mormon Church. And Reid is a Mormon. (For the record, both candidates in the Senate race in Utah are Mormon. When reached at Angel Wing’s Bowling Alley & BBQ, God refused to comment on who he supports in that race.) Now, to Askar’s credit, he recognizes that there are plausible explanations for Reid...