Just when it seemed like the fringe right-wing protesting at Notre Dame couldn’t get any more ridiculous, we come to find out that some anonymous donor has now handed Rick Scarborough a thousand dollars so that he could join the fray as well:
Today a gentleman entered my office and donated the $1,000 needed to pay for my trip to South Bend, IN to join Alan Keyes and Randall Terry in protest of Obama’s commencement speech on Sunday at Notre Dame. This came after much prayer seeking God’s direction and financial provision concerning whether or not I was to say yes to their request to join them and many others facing potential arrest tomorrow for standing for life on the Notre Dame campus.
I will be arriving in South Bend Thursday to join them. It is my privilege to stand for truth and with courageous men and women, going to jail if called upon, to bring awareness to our nation that this madness must stop. Please be in prayer as we choose to take our stand for the sanctity of life.
Now, it was at least understandable that Keyes and Terry would target Notre Dame with protests claiming that the Catholic University is violating Catholic teachings by inviting President Obama to speak, because both men are Catholic.
But Scarborough is a Baptist, so what exactly warrants his participation in these protests?
The whole “controversy” here is that a Catholic University had invited a pro-choice president to address its graduating class … and it is predominantly right-wing Catholics who are upset about it (while most other Catholics hadn’t even heard about it and those that had largely support it.)
Scarborough seems to be going to just protest Obama’s pro-choice views … but why he needed a $1000 to fly from Texas to Indiana to do that is beyond me because he probably could have saved himself considerable time and money if he had just gone and protested at Arizona State University where Obama spoke last night.