Preachers and the bigot in the White House have been doing the same thing: trying make a hero to tie Mr. Obama’s laces. Good luck with that!
Many Christians, not only in North America, have countenanced an endless stream of doublespeak. The apostolic witness is clear: Christ is boss of everything by himself. No government or country commands equal attention with the gospel.
They flip between Baal and Yahweh in the same sentence. Elijah (John the Baptist) is cooking their goose.