Watch Norman Lear's 1980 TV spot challenging the religious right


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How to tell if your religion is true, chapter 17:

If you need the power of the state behind it, it’s not.


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Was g droppin’ more common back then?


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Oddly enough I expected this to be a lot harsher, or, at the very least, to mention that religious tests for political office are forbidden by the Constitution.


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You’re going on the basis that the rabid right wing actually reads the Constitution. They only name drop it just like they name drop Jesus to justify their hatred of others.


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Kids, AIDS is so conservative that it’s classified as a retrovirus. I’m not sure where you are getting this ‘gay disease’ nonsense.


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Hey, at least the so-called Moral Majority was talking about AIDS, which was more than Reagan was doing.


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Reminds me of one of my favorite quotes:


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“Not worse than Reagan” is a chillingly low bar to clear.


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