Al Sharpton, recently said “those who really believe in God will defeat” Republican Mitt Romney for the White House. Obviously a lot of people took offense to that, as it seems Sharpton is claiming Mormons (Romney’s Faith) don’t really believe in God.
Sharpton defended himself by claiming that it was okay, because he was referring to Atheists. Sharpton made the remark while in a debate with Atheist Author Christopher Hitchens.
Read the story on CNN.com.
It’s interesting in this country how quickly people will step up to support someone when their religious beliefs are being attacked, but when someone is attacked for having no religious beliefs, it’s okay.