This week, pastor, radio host and Religious Right activist Jody Hice won the GOP primary to succeed Rep. Paul Broun in the U.S. House in Georgia’s 10th District.
Now, it seems that he may be trying to brush his record of extremism under the rug.
In the weeks leading up to this week’s primary, we and several other outlets posted audio excerpts from Hice’s extensive radio archives. Now, suddenly, all of the shows we had listened to are nowhere to be found. Each of the four radio programs we had linked to and excerpted have been removed from YouTube. In fact, all of Hice’s radio programs from before last month have disappeared from his show’s YouTube page.
We’ve reached out to Hice’s campaign to ask about the removal of the archives and will update this post if we hear back. But in the meantime you can listen to the audio we have captured, since removed from YouTube, of Hice blaming the Sandy Hook shooting on the separation of church and state,
lamenting that homosexuality “enslaves” people “in a lifestyle that frankly they are not,”
complaining about hate crimes protections for transgender people,
and musing on the meaning of “blood moons” on Jewish holidays.