Behold, America, our vice president is a Christian husband with morals and values.
The Washington Post did an in-depth look into Mike Pence’s marriage with his wife, Karen Pence, his “prayer warrior,” and “gut check and shield.”
What could’ve read as a puff piece about the Second Lady, ended up being a stealthy hit piece.
The WaPo author, @AshleyRParker, tweeted out the article with this synopsis: “Mike Pence never dines alone w a woman not his wife, nor does he attends events w alcohol, w/o her by his side.”
So the crux of the article about Karen Pence was actually about Mike Pence? Yeah.
After some pretty vile attacks from other “verified” journalists on Twitter (which I will spare you from), @AshleyRParker, tweets this: “In 1991, Karen Pence wrote a letter to the editor, outlining her views against homosexuality.”
Then she shares this conclusion about her article: “The whole point of the profile is that she is highly influential w her husband (incl on social issues)…”
So this piece was essentially written to solidify the notion that Pence is anti-gay, backwards, and out of the mainstream.
Aren’t you glad we have journalists like @AshleyRParker to inform us how a good Christian couple serving our nation is actually colluding, or possibly canoodling, in backrooms, hiding their bigoted, backwards views.
This article should be a newsflash everywhere for journalists all across America to befriend Christians and try to get to know them instead of vindictively attacking them in ink.
Most Americans would be happy to know that our current vice president honors his marriage to his wife. We’ve had endless amounts of politicians on both sides of the aisle fail in this category.
It’s easy to criticize and tear down, but this one is especially rich.
The family unit is the most basic unit and building block of society, from the union of Adam of Eve, until today, marriage has been a bedrock of society.
Through strong marriages, future generations are given the most optimal upbringing. That’s not a modern-day revelation, we’ve known this since the beginning of civilization, and societies and religions have tried to alter marriage to no avail.
Science and Judeo-Christian values back this up, and this doesn’t make it homophobic. It’s just the way it is.
When honoring marriage becomes a bad thing, we all lose.
But maybe the author was just trying to reaffirm the time-tested truth: “behind every great man is a great woman.”
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