I sincerely doubt that Hillary Clinton has ever read the Bible, much less adhered to it. So this comes across as hypocritical, blasphemous, and certainly self-serving. In other words, it’s vintage Hillary. I did not personally watch Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) memorial service because frankly, he was a communist, an elitist, corrupt beyond belief, and a stone-cold racist. No wonder Hillary would compare him to a prophet – she should fear being hit by lightning or the earth opening up and swallowing her whole.
Clinton eulogized and praised Cummings as the Biblical prophet Elijah who lived up to his Old Testament name by standing up against the “corrupt leadership of King Ahab and Queen Jezebel.” The reference drew a round of roaring applause at the lawmaker’s memorial service. That’s just disgraceful comparing Cummings to the prophet Elijah. Seriously.
“It is no coincidence, is it, that Elijah Cummings shared a name with an Old Testament prophet, whose name meant in Hebrew ‘the Lord is my God.’ And who used the power and the wisdom that God gave him to uphold the moral law that all people are subject to,” the former secretary of state said in her remarks eulogizing Cummings at the New Psalmist Baptist Church in Baltimore.
“Like that Old Testament prophet, he stood against corrupt leadership of King Ahab and Queen Jezebel,” Clinton said, drawing roaring applause and laughter from the crowd. A thinly veiled reference to Donald and Melania Trump but everyone got it. No wonder Trump declined to attend the service. But it was certainly fitting for the likes of Cummings.
Hillary Clinton on Elijah Cummings: "Like the prophet, our Elijah could call down fire from heaven—but he also prayed and worked for healing…
— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) October 25, 2019
From The Hill:
“The remark appeared to be a veiled shot at President Trump, who defeated Clinton, the Democratic nominee, in the 2016 presidential race.
“Not everyone in the crowd found the comparison amusing, however: Rep. Jim Jordan (Ohio), the ranking Republican on the Oversight and Reform Committee and top Trump ally, sat unsmiling as Democrats around him applauded appreciatively.
“Clinton praised Cummings, who served as Oversight committee chairman until his death on Oct. 17, as a “guiding light” in Congress.
“He liked to remind all of us that you can’t get so caught up in who you are fighting that you forget what you are fighting for,” Clinton said.
“Like the prophet, our Elijah could call down fire from heaven. But he also prayed and worked for healing. He weathered storms and earthquakes, but never lost his faith,” she said.
Political rule #666; never let a funeral eulogy go to waste.
— realPierreDelecto (@RealDelecto) October 25, 2019
“The prophet Elijah, in Biblical accounts, clashed with Jezebel and Ahab over their interference in worshipping the Hebrew god, Yahweh.
“A who’s who of top Democratic leaders were slated to speak at the funeral for Cummings, including Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and former Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama.
“Pelosi praised Cummings as a “master of the House” who was also “the mentor of the House.”
“All members – whether new or not – benefitted from the generosity of his spirit,” Pelosi said.
The last thing Hillary should be doing is quote scripture eulogizing the one of the most corrupt members of Congress.
— Chloe Hanks (@chloehanks59) October 25, 2019
“The day before, Cummings became the first African American lawmaker to lie in state in the Capitol. Lawmakers held a memorial service in Statuary Hall, the old House chamber before his casket was moved right outside the current House chamber for a public viewing. Cummings’s casket was placed in front of the main door to the chamber, which was opened to offer a view of the dais.
“Thousands of people, including Trump administration officials like Vice President Mike Pence and Attorney General William Barr, came to pay their respects as Cummings laid in state.
“Elijah often said his philosophy was simple: Do something. Go out and do something,” Clinton said. “I think that remains his challenge to each of us. As he said, even if it seems small, there’s usually something you can do if you are looking for it.”‘
I think she's lost it. I kind of always thought of her and Bill as King Ahab and Queen Jezebel, though……
— R Smith (@Sea31600) October 25, 2019
Clinton went on to make another remark about living without “fear” of our leaders:
“And he looked out for the vulnerable among us,” she said of Cummings. “He lifted up the next generation of leaders. He even worked a few miracles, and he kept reminding us life is no dress rehearsal. The American people want to live their lives without fear of their leaders, and as leaders, we have a responsibility to keep the promises made when running for office, to make the lives of Americans better.”
This woman infuriates me and makes me ill all at once. I’m sure many, many Christians feel the same after this hypocritical use of Biblical teaching.
Hillary Clinton just gave a eulogy at Elijah Cummings' funeral and compared President Trump and First Lady Melania to King Ahab and Queen Jezebel
— Jack Posobiec 🇺🇸 (@JackPosobiec) October 25, 2019
Ahab was a corrupt and evil king of Israel; Jezebel was his wife, a Phoenician princess who adorned herself in fine clothing and jewelry, and worshiped the false god Baal, only to ultimately meet her doom. In the Old Testament Elijah brought the kingdom of Israel back to the true path of God. Trump is a man of faith whereas Cummings was a very corrupt and evil man. Sounds to me as if up is down, good is evil again coming from the left this time in the form of Hillary Clinton.
Frankly, every Republican attending should have walked out at that point. The Democrat Party is the one who worships Baal here and is evil and corrupt to their very core. And Hillary Clinton is one of the worst among them. When you have people like Bill and Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama citing Biblical scripture, you know that it’s time to leave before fire and brimstone rain down on everyone.
Hillary Clinton on Rep. Elijah Cummings:
"Like that Old Testament prophet, he stood against corrupt leadership of King Ahab and Queen Jezebel."
The crowd erupts with sustained applause.
THERE'S the reason trump decided not to attend THIS service.
— BrooklynDad_Defiant Savage! (@mmpadellan) October 25, 2019