Marco Rubio Hits Back after Politico Article Criticizes Him for Tweeting Bible Verses

Veronica Neffinger | Editor, ChristianHeadlines.com | Monday, July 10, 2017
Marco Rubio Hits Back after Politico Article Criticizes Him for Tweeting Bible Verses

Marco Rubio Hits Back after Politico Article Criticizes Him for Tweeting Bible Verses


Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has responded to a Politico article which criticized him for posting Bible verses from the book of Proverbs.

According to TheBlaze.com, Rubio recently tweeted these verses:

In a piece for Politico, Yale professor Joel Baden criticized Rubio’s apparent affinity for the book of Proverbs.

“Proverbs is notable in that is presents a fairly consistent view of the world: The righteous are rewarded, and the wicked are punished,” writes Baden. “In the understanding of Proverbs, everyone gets what is coming to them; behavior is directly linked to reward or punishment. This worldview has social consequences: Those who succeed in life must be more righteous than those who struggle.”

The real criticism came when Baden asserted, “In short: Proverbs is probably the most Republican book of the entire Bible.”

Rubio had a sarcastic response for Baden:

 

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Publication date: July 10, 2017
 

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