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Zach Johnson won the 2007 Masters golf tournament over Tiger Woods and thanked Jesus in his acceptance speech. All of a sudden Evangelical Christians complained that the media was condescending of Zach's admonitions and that Tiger Woods never had a chance with Jesus on Zach's side.

If you'll go to...

http://blogs.golfdigest.com/...

...and read some of the comments of what I assume are Evangelical Christians reacting to Zach Johnson winning the 2007 Masters over Tiger Woods, you'll be shaking your heads at why they have to disparage Tiger Woods in order to lift up their guy. Some of their comments: 'I sure liked Johnson thanking Jesus and sponsors a lot better than that two faced phony disgrace to golf etiquette Woods swearing on national tv. How long does the media give this guy a free pass to act like a 6 year old out there? This is game for gentleman, not lowlifes.'. Another one: 'How could Tiger win if Jesus was walking alongside Zach?'

What is this? Do I detect racism? Do Evangelical Christians not like Tiger Woods because he's black (maybe they wouldn't have complained about the chocolate Jesus if the artist used white chocolate)? do they think they're superior to everyone and that we're all going to hell while they jeer at us from heaven? Pleeeeaaaase!

It's examples of Christianity like this that makes me cheer books like 'The Da Vinci Code' for shaking the foundations of their hypocrisy. Ironically, Jesus actually taught the reverse of their behavior: he taught acceptance and tolerance. All these idiots teach and preach is hate, hurt, and domination.

Originally posted to catspaw on Sun Apr 08, 2007 at 10:15 PM PDT.

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