It Finally Happened – Ann Coulter Pi**ed Off Conservatives

Ann_Coulter_at_book_signingI would call Ann Coulter an equal opportunity troll. After all, nearly everything that spews out of her thin lips is offensive to someone, including women, Jews and minorities of all backgrounds, but it’s rare that Coulter offends conservative Christians. However, in her column on Wednesday, she did just that by attacking the Christian missionary who contracted the Ebola virus while working in Africa.

In her column, Coulter refers to Dr. Kent Brantly as “idiotic” for serving the African community rather than Americans. And of course, she had to get her jabs in on Obamacare and liberals.

Whatever good Dr. Kent Brantly did in Liberia has now been overwhelmed by the more than $2 million already paid by the Christian charities Samaritan’s Purse and SIM USA just to fly him and his nurse home in separate Gulfstream jets, specially equipped with medical tents, and to care for them at one of America’s premier hospitals. (This trip may be the first real-world demonstration of the economics of Obamacare.)

About 15,000 people are murdered in the U.S. every year. More than 38,000 die of drug overdoses, half of them from prescription drugs. More than 40 percent of babies are born out of wedlock. Despite the runaway success of “midnight basketball,” a healthy chunk of those children go on to murder other children, rape grandmothers, bury little girls alive — and then eat a sandwich. A power-mad president has thrown approximately 10 percent of all Americans off their health insurance — the rest of you to come! All our elite cultural institutions laugh at virginity and celebrate promiscuity.

So no, there’s nothing for a Christian to do here.

If Dr. Brantly had practiced at Cedars-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles and turned one single Hollywood power-broker to Christ, he would have done more good for the entire world than anything he could accomplish in a century spent in Liberia. Ebola kills only the body; the virus of spiritual bankruptcy and moral decadence spread by so many Hollywood movies infects the world.

American Christians go on “mission trips” to disease-ridden cesspools. They’re tired of fighting the culture war in the U.S., tired of being called homophobes, racists, sexists and bigots. So they slink off to Third World countries, away from American culture to do good works, forgetting that the first rule of life on a riverbank is that any good that one attempts downstream is quickly overtaken by what happens upstream.

This is the same woman who accused Catholics of not believing in God when they were helping refugees in our own country, so it seems her idea of being a missionary is pretty much only to hate on gays and single mothers.

Queue the outrage – mostly from Christian conservatives.

“Something is deeply wrong with that woman.”Rod Dreher, The American Conservative. Dreher also included a bunch of comments from readers who had had enough of Coulter.

PJ Tatler says – Coulter’s column makes me wonder whether she really believes in God or not, or if her God is actually a country and not a supreme being. That would be idolatry, of course.

The Christian missionary call crosses borders, and is as old as Christianity itself. It’s Christianity 101.

The Daily Caller called her writing, “horsecrap.”

I think Christians should welcome Coulter’s opinion. She certainly highlights the two types of Christians better than anyone: those who use their religion to hate and those who use it to love.