Sometime during the late summer of 1981, I was driving my wooden bumper 1962 VW Bug from Albuquerque to Santa Fe. Walking alone alongside the highway was this young, bearded man dressed like Charlton Heston in the Ten Commandments.
He was wearing a simple white linen robe, non-leather sandals and carrying a long polished wooden staff. After picking him up, he stated that President Ronald (6) Wilson (6) Reagan (6) was the Anti-Christ & the world was going to end on Christmas Eve. He said he left home when Reagan was elected President and traveled the country with ZERO money in his pocket. He trusted in God to guide his destiny. While I could have laughed, in many ways, I admired his courage of faith.
Evidently, a small segment of America's Evangelical community has passed the end-of-the-world baton to President Obama. First, the Tea Party accused this President of being a Muslim (which he's not). Then, Donald Trump stirred up the whole birth certificate controversy to score cheap political points. It backfired. Yes, President Obama was born in Hawaii and Senator John McCain was born in Panama. Yesterday, at a fundraising event in Los Angeles, a heckler accused the President of being the "Anti-Christ":
Monty Python's Life of Brian