[Ed. – May biblical scholar Buttigieg would like to explain why Joseph and Mary made the long journey to Bethlehem.]
On Christmas Day, Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D-Church of Social Justice) continued his campaign strategy of attacking the religious right as insincere Christians. He took the opportunity to repeat the tired old canard that Jesus Christ was a “refugee” — an argument liberals use to weaponize Christmas against the Trump administration.
“Today I join millions around the world in celebrating the arrival of divinity on earth, who came into this world not in riches but in poverty, not as a citizen but as a refugee,” Mayor Pete tweeted. “No matter where or how we celebrate, merry Christmas.”
Many Christians pushed back against Mayor Pete’s claims that Jesus was both poor and a non-citizen refugee.
“When did you come up with THAT load of crap? Joseph was NOT a poor man, and Jesus did NOT come into this world as a refugee from heaven.”…