UKIP councillor blames storms and floods on gay marriage

by Richard on January 19, 2014

I hardly know where to start with this…

A UKIP councillor has blamed the recent storms and heavy floods across Britain on the Government’s decision to legalise gay marriage.

David Silvester said the Prime Minister had acted “arrogantly against the Gospel”.

In a letter to his local paper he said he had warned David Cameron the legislation would result in “disaster”

{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

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Kim 01.19.14 at 3:56 pm

Response #1: Well, we got the storms, but not the “disease, pestilence and war”. Yet. What do you bet that Silvester is a climate-change denier - two birds, one stone?

Response #2: Richard says “I hardly know where to start with this…” How about with derision? And ending with yet more derision? But such a response would be far too très sérieuse. What makes Silvester’s claim so striking is that unlike the US, the UK is not used to hearing this kind of, er, comment. It’s one of the upsides of not being such a “religious” nation.

Oh, and Response #3: As Silvester’s warning was actually directed not at gay people but at the prime minister for spearheading the gay marriage legislation, why the divine inundation of a nation rather than a precise single shot - the tried-and-trusted lightning bolt, for example - at Number 10 or the Palace of Westminster? Indeed, in all these kinds of retributive scenarios, why the massive collateral damage when the divine point would be better made - and the divine “justice” better served - by a precise tactical hit?

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Richard 01.20.14 at 12:06 am

Derision is indeed the only possible response. I’d laugh, except that stupid stuff like this makes a mockery of faith.

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Vieta Oliver 01.20.14 at 10:55 am

David Sylvester, you are an ignoramus who needs a true education. Stop airing your ignorance if you want to be taken seriously

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