HuffPo's Frank Schaeffer Compares U.S. Evangelicals to Taliban, MSNBC's Bashir Fails to Object

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<p>Frank Schaeffer -- the embittered liberal progeny of the late evangelical Christian scholar Francis Schaeffer -- appeared on MSNBC's "Martin Bashir" program the afternoon of July 25 where he availed himself the opportunity to <a href="http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/scott-whitlock/2011/07/06/msnbcs-relig… forth more venom against American evangelicals</a>, who tend to vote for conservative Republicans.</p> <p>Schaeffer was ostensibly brought on to react to new polling data that show 56 percent of Americans believe it's important for presidential candidates to have strong religious beliefs, even if those beliefs don't square with the voter's personal views.</p> <p>In the process of the interview, Schaeffer indirectly compared evangelical Christians to the Taliban as he slammed "faith-based politics"...</p><p>Read more <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/ken-shepherd/2011/07/25/msnbcs-bashir-fail…; target="_blank">at NewsBusters.</a></p>

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