During last weekend’s “iPledge Sunday” event, the Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins interviewed David and Jason Benham, who repeated their new favorite talking point likening the loss of their planned reality television show to Christians who are being murdered by ISIS in the Middle East.
“This is a spiritual battle,” Jason said. “From the outset, there was a war in Heaven and now it’s manifesting itself here on this earth” in the form of attacks on Christians like them.
“We see the struggle between good and evil, light and darkness, truth and lies,” David said, pointing to ISIS as he then declared that “what’s happening with swords over in the Middle East is happening with silence over here in America.”
“The exact same agenda in the form of silence,” he said. “That’s their weapon and Jason and I were targeted and it’s a very well orchestrated, well-oiled machine that comes after us.”
Perkins completely agreed, saying that “in the Middle East they use the sword, and here they use silence but in both ways the voice of Christians are lost”: