Alternet has compiled a cheeky list of the most terrifying people in the U.S.A. Rick “Purpose-Driven Life” Warren, right, makes the list for his scary ability to recruit followers into his anti-gay-marriage, anti-stem-cell, anti-euthanasia crusade.
The Thirteen Worst People in America:
Scariest Presidential Candidate: Sam Brownback / Senator (R-Kansas)
by Mary Reinholz
Once a moderate in the Bob Dole mold, Sen. Sam Brownback has morphed into a zealous man of God intent on protecting millions of fetuses from what he calls the yearly “holocaust” of abortion. Brownback actually considers fetuses to be full-blown American citizens.
Just another religious nut stalking the corridors of power? Well, yes, but this ambitious pol is the favored 2008 presidential candidate of the radical right. Brownback seems hell-bent on establishing not just faith-based initiatives, but “faith in politics”—i.e., an authoritarian Christian theocracy.