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Wed Aug 31, 2016, 08:32 AM Aug 2016

Michele Bachmann: God picked Trump to be the GOP nominee [View all]

Source: The Hill

Former Minnesota Rep. and Donald Trump's evangelical adviser Michele Bachmann said that Donald Trump was "raised up" by God to win in the general election.

“This is one thing I know from the Book of Daniel: the bottom line of the Book of Daniel is this: it teaches us that the most high God lifts up who He will and takes down who he will," she said in an interview with The Brody File that was released on Tuesday.

"I actually supported Ted Cruz. I thought he was fabulous but I also see that at the end of the day God raised up, I believe Donald Trump who was going to be the nominee in this election. I don’t think God sits things out. He’s a sovereign God. Donald Trump became our nominee," Bachmann continued in the interview, which was conducted on Friday.

"I think it’s very likely that in the day that we live in, that Donald Trump is the only individual who could win in a General Election of the seventeen who ran. Maybe I’m wrong, I don’t know but I do know that the Bible is true and that Daniel teaches the most high God which is one of God’s names is the one who lifts up who he will and takes down who He will..."

Read more: http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/293884-michele-bachmann-god-picked-trump-to-be-the-gop-nominee

At this point, I'm surprised Trump hasn't just said he IS God
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"And the Lord said: "White Power" and the people listened in awe" Rocknrule Aug 2016 #1
God picked Romney and McCain too jberryhill Aug 2016 #2
Are you suggesting God is a loser?! (wink, n/t) PJMcK Aug 2016 #9
Either way... Plucketeer Aug 2016 #39
And he picked Obama, and gave him divine victory, a Holy mandate to lead Midnight Writer Aug 2016 #75
And HRC, Obama, Kerry, lindysalsagal Aug 2016 #77
evidently god wants to make sure democrats keep winning. unblock Aug 2016 #3
Hasn't she bucolic_frolic Aug 2016 #4
God is just trying to teach them a lesson, yet they still don't atone. George II Aug 2016 #5
Yes! roamer65 Aug 2016 #8
God has hell of a sense of humor. Chicago1980 Aug 2016 #6
If she exists, I suspect she's a riot at parties. nt msanthrope Aug 2016 #7
God doesn't have a gender. God isn't a person olddad56 Aug 2016 #72
That was exactly my reaction Fortinbras Armstrong Aug 2016 #46
Pure warrprayer Aug 2016 #10
What does God have to say about this? Zambero Aug 2016 #11
If true, God appears to have a bone to pick with us. mahina Aug 2016 #12
Your 15 minutes are up, Michelle. Granny M Aug 2016 #13
Okay, I'll break it you Michelle, your "god" as you call it or him was turbinetree Aug 2016 #14
I believe that she believes it. onehandle Aug 2016 #15
Bachmann is nuttier than a pile of squirrel shit. bulloney Aug 2016 #16
Because she's nuttier than a pile of squirrel shit. Metro135 Aug 2016 #17
Because sane sorts Plucketeer Aug 2016 #40
she is batshit crazy ..... which is lower than squirrel shit Angry Dragon Aug 2016 #66
"God raised up, I believe Donald Trump" BumRushDaShow Aug 2016 #18
God must hate us then Punx Aug 2016 #19
So the Devil chose Mrs. Clinton? n/t hibbing Aug 2016 #20
I take it as a sure sign that God loves Democrats. (nt) Paladin Aug 2016 #21
And God said, Let there be stupid: and there was Michele Bachmann . Solly Mack Aug 2016 #22
Appears that God wants Hillary to be POTUS treestar Aug 2016 #23
And God laughed! 'Bunch of idjits!" He chortled. eom Maeve Aug 2016 #24
Michelle Bachmann for President keithbvadu2 Aug 2016 #25
Here's the guy God would have chosen to be her VP. keithbvadu2 Aug 2016 #26
Mad as a hatter. Look at those eyes. Hieronymus Aug 2016 #76
It's True - It's True and I got the proof - a photo of God and his groupies packman Aug 2016 #27
Now THAT's a scene right out of 'Deliverance'. COLGATE4 Aug 2016 #68
So he's still a wrathful God, I suppose. sofa king Aug 2016 #28
Goes to show you God has a sense of humor. Wednesdays Aug 2016 #29
an old favortie comes to mind dembotoz Aug 2016 #45
Now why would Michele blame God for getting Trump as the nominee? Thinkingabout Aug 2016 #30
So if God wants Trump to win, Trump will win. So, no need to vote, guys. thesquanderer Aug 2016 #31
This is the same "god" that spoke to Shrub. 47of74 Aug 2016 #32
For an omnipotent and omniscient cove, God has a strange tendency to back candidates who lose. whatthehey Aug 2016 #33
Michele Bachmann: God picked Trump to be the GOP nominee dawn5651 Aug 2016 #34
Ugh. skypilot Aug 2016 #35
Does she actually believe this shit? Or is she just using the gullibility of those ... NurseJackie Aug 2016 #36
God wants a bigot and a racist to lead this country? I don't think so!!!!!!!!! secondwind Aug 2016 #37
Apparently God has picked between 3 - 5 Republican candidates every election cycle for the past 20 world wide wally Aug 2016 #38
And God said: Well, the flood didn't work. Let's try something else. nt Xipe Totec Aug 2016 #41
This God of their's is quite the practical joker Sophiegirl Aug 2016 #42
This message was self-deleted by its author INdemo Aug 2016 #43
what does a greek physician have to do with this collection of nutbars? niyad Aug 2016 #58
Says Who? n/t BillyBobBrilliant Aug 2016 #44
Remember when Trump threw the money changers They_Live Aug 2016 #47
And God told Cruz's daddy and Heidi, while on their knees, that TED was the one Miles Archer Aug 2016 #48
I'd expect God to make a wiser choice left-of-center2012 Aug 2016 #49
I knew it! jcgoldie Aug 2016 #50
Typical word salad in the Palinian tradition Hav Aug 2016 #51
K&R saidsimplesimon Aug 2016 #52
michele, your god is either a psychopath, or has one twisted, sick sense of humour. niyad Aug 2016 #53
god again???!!!??? heaven05 Aug 2016 #54
So if Trump loses will Bachmann say god was wrong or god wanted a democrat? SummerSnow Aug 2016 #55
I feel God elevated him to the level of incompetence for a laugh. n/t woodsprite Aug 2016 #56
She needs a psychiatric evaluation. Unit 001 Aug 2016 #57
I smell dissent in the ranks of The Faithful jmowreader Aug 2016 #59
For once I agree with the nazi nutcase. forest444 Aug 2016 #60
Good grief n/t moonscape Aug 2016 #61
Yeah, okay Michelle NastyRiffraff Aug 2016 #62
"The Bible is true"... czarjak Aug 2016 #63
I'll bet God auto-forwards all of Bachmann's prayers to His spam box Rocknrule Aug 2016 #64
either Bachmann's god is very mean or he/she has a great sense of humor Angry Dragon Aug 2016 #65
Bachmann added, "God's the one with the horns and pitchfork, right?" tclambert Aug 2016 #67
The phrase "Divine retribution" comes to mind. Also "Vengeance is mine, etc." n/t TygrBright Aug 2016 #69
God picked her to lose. truthisfreedom Aug 2016 #70
No Michelle, people picked Trump, uneducated, white, males under 35 picked Trump. olddad56 Aug 2016 #71
God trolls Republicans again SwankyXomb Aug 2016 #73
and God picked Michele Bachmann to be one of tRump's insane followers 0rganism Aug 2016 #74
Yes, the God Nosoi. Eleanors38 Aug 2016 #78
.... Initech Aug 2016 #79
"God picked Trump to be the GOP nominee" ... If that's true, then: Martin Eden Aug 2016 #80
If by "god" she means dumbass GOP voters, she is not incorrect. Thor_MN Aug 2016 #81
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