Joseph Farah, the King of Crazy Town (AKA: WorldNetDaily), is taking a break from the usual wingnut conspiracy theories and is trying his hand at being a doomsday prophet.
In a column titled (I kid you not) “As In The Days of Noah. . .” Farah speculates that gay marriage may have caused the Biblical world-destroying flood, and consequently, that gay marriage in America may have the same results.
“I think I might have been wrong about same-sex marriage,” Farah writes. “When I have written about this phenomenon and discussed it and debated it in recent years, I have stated unequivocally that it is something new – not seen anywhere or at any time in the history of humankind.
“But now I have reason to doubt that. There may indeed have been a time in man’s history when it was practiced. It wasn’t in ancient Greece. It wasn’t in Sodom and Gomorrah. It wasn’t in Rome. It wasn’t in Babylon. But it may have been routine in the days of Noah, just before the flood.”
After presenting his Biblical credentials, Farah provides some of the most solid evidence one can ask for of a man who knows his claims are hogwash: Lashing out in advance at any of his critics:
“I know. I know. You don’t believe Jesus is the Son of God – the Savior of the world, the Messiah,” he writes. “You don’t believe the Bible is God’s inspired word. You don’t believe a flood actually destroyed the world more than 4,000 years ago.
“It really doesn’t matter what you believe about those things. It only matters what God believes. It only matters what is true. Opinions don’t count when it comes to God’s rules. Only obedience and repentance matter.
After briefly musing on the nature of God and sin (which Farah describes as “pleasurable for a season”), Farah presents his conclusion:
“When I’m wrong I admit it. And it appears I was wrong when I stated repeatedly there is no historical precedent for same-sex marriage. But the one I have found is not exactly reassuring. The last time it happened, God destroyed the world.”
First of all, Joseph Farah has never admitted when he was wrong. As already noted, Farah is the King of Crazy town; he has made an entire career out of pushing hate-inspired, reality-challenging lies on anyone dumb and/or morally bankrupt enough not to question them.
More importantly, even if that had happened, that would not have been “the last time it happened.”
Farah has gone well beyond simply pushing lies and is now banking on his entire audience not giving a care either way.
Which, given WorldNetDaily’s continued existence despite being the source of some of the craziest conspiracy theories in existence, would suffice to indicate that this is the one and only thing about which Farah has been correct.