Freedom From Religion Foundation: Scott Walker ‘a Theocratic Dictator’ for Bible Tweet

by Andrew Johnson

The Freedom from Religion Foundation is calling on Wisconsin governor Scott Walker to delete a Sunday-afternoon tweet of a Bible verse, calling it an improper promotion of religion by a government official.

Walker tweeted the following verse over the weekend, the text of which reads “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”

“This braggadocio verse coming from a public official is rather disturbing,” the Wisconsin-based national organization wrote in a letter. “To say, ‘I can do all things through Christ, who strengthens me,’ seems more like a threat, or the utterance of a theocratic dictator, than of a duly elected civil servant.”

The FRFF goes on to say Walker “misused [his] secular authority and podium” and has made “many Wisconsin citizens uncomfortable.”

Walker has not removed the tweet, which came on his @GovWalker account, his official Twitter account. He has another account, @ScottWalker, which is apparently for personal use.

Via the Capital Times.

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