Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Kinky Friedman sets stakes

Kinky Friedman, a self-proclaimed "Jewish cowboy", once ran against Rick Perry in Texas but is now supporting him for president.

Last night, he told Fox News:

"It comes down to this: do you prefer a president who doesn't believe in evolution, or do you prefer a president that doesn't believe in Israel?

That counts for something."

Earlier this month, Perry said evolution was a "theory" with "some gaps in it". Friedman's knock on Obama's policy toward Israel is one increasingly shared within the Jewish community.