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Corporate Media's Go-To 'Expert' on Latino Evangelicals Actually a Right-Wing Political Operative

Rev. Sam Rodriguez casts himself in the mold of MLK, despite his organizing for right-wing interests, and Islamophobic associations. So why do media treat him seriously?

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Grandiose visions, of course, like anything else, do not always turn out as planned. However, if UIP, NHCLC, and the many other partner organizations find even a few million ideologically oriented new voters who can be engaged in the wider movement we broadly call the Christian Right, it could be, as Rodriguez suggests, a transformational moment in American history.

 

 

Frederick Clarkson is a senior fellow at Political Research Associates and a member of the Public Eye editorial board. He is the editor of Dispatches from the Religious Left: The Future of Faith and Politics in America, and the author of Eternal Hostility: The Struggle Between Theocracy and Democracy.

 
 
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