The god problem in politics

From 538 Significant Digits:

$180,000 per year

Yearly salary that Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore received from the Foundation for Moral Law. Moore had preciously claimed he did not take a salary because he did not want to be a burden for the network of donors. Nonetheless he got over a million dollars in compensation from 2007 to 2012. [The Washington Post]

So with people like Roy Moore and his god taking over the GOP, wouldn’t you think our current government would act with a higher Moral Law than our dang-silly, plain ole non god Rule of Law? Yeah, well…

200,000 meals a day

FEMA is providing 200,000 meals a day to Puerto Rico, but officials acknowledge there are 2 million people who need food meaning there’s at least a daily shortfall of 1.8 million to 2.8 million meals ever day. [The Guardian]

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