Jesus, What Got Into Jindal?



There's nothing like the rantings of a madman (Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Rush Limbaugh) or woman (Sarah Palin, Michele Bachmann, Ann Coulter ) to give us the desire for some good old-time religion. Not to disappoint, here's Louisiana's Republican Governor Bobby Jindal. He's got something stuck in his craw, and I don't think it's a New Orleans crawdad or crawfish. I think it's... the silent, secret war on religion? Yup, that's what Jindal's railing about. Got to admit, when he gives testimony, he gets possessed and encompassed by "the spirit."

HuffPo had this:

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) delivered a scathing attack on the Obama administration at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library Thursday night, saying an “onslaught of lawsuits based on anti-discrimination” laws amount to a “silent war on religious liberty.”

Whoa Nellie. A silent war on religious liberty. I hadn't heard anything about that. Oh, wait, that's because it's silent. My bad.

As the adage goes, "The Lord works in mysterious ways." If that's so, he gave us Bobby Jindal as his most recent spokesperson. Then again, maybe this is the big guy's personal joke on all of us -- or even more hauntingly, perhaps Jindal's got that special ability -- to see things that aren't there. It worked for Haley Joel Osment in THE SIXTH SENSE. Not so much for Alex Wagner on NOW.


  • Cult Jam

    The question in the title of your blog post, "what got into Jindal?" makes me think that the demon that Jindal and his fellow Brown University students exorcized from a fellow student leapt into Bobby. SHAMELESS PROMO: You can watch a reenactment of said exorcism online by googling "Ivy League Exorcist: The Bobby Jindal Story." The film by CultJam Productions is a deadpan mumblecore-style film that ticked off Jindal's people so much that his spokesman called the film "insane"

  • RepublicanSwine

    As Jindal goes down Trash road like so many before him. The GOP just a Grifters Paradise anymore. The only "War on Religion" is the bastardization of "Christianity" by RW Zealots who use "Christianity" as cover for their Greed, Bigotry, and Selfishness.

  • David G

    Right there with ya on that one, Carla. And a heavy dose of the Thorazine would be what the doctor ordered. DG

  • Riccardo Cabeza

    I think he means a public war on religious bigotry. Jindal wants dumb people, AKA The Party Of Stupid, to have the right to be religiously bigoted in pubic. What Jindal fails to articulate is that most of America is on Obama's side. Most Americans wont stand for wing nut conservative bigotry anymore. I think Bobby Boy knows this. I think this was an attempt to rile up the red state rubes to raise his national profile. In the absence of the 350 pound piece of toast in New Jersey, the teabag cockroaches are trying to fill the void.

  • A constitution course and thorazine would be very beneficial.