If you wonder how someone like Ted Cruz, who drapes his politics in a cloak of godliness, can still be such an unscrupulous asshole, here’s a glimpse into how they operate.
I was reared in the belly of the Religious Right beast, and trained at Liberty University to fight in the Culture Wars. When you get a chance, spend a few minutes with The Army of the Lord, a memoir-ish piece about it. “Army of the Lord” is an excerpt of a collection in progress–more excerpts are forthcoming in the following months. This one is up at Entropy magazine.