MNGOP Secretary Chris Fields defends Catholic Church, foresees racial uprising
Martin (left) and Fields.
Last night, DFL Chair Ken Martin and one of our old favorites, MNGOP Secretary Chris Fields, got into a scorched earth-style Twitter war.
So many times in my life I have been disgusted by my church, today is not one of them. Pope &The Power Of Compassion- http://t.co/M6AtMaSJyv-- Ken Martin (@kenmartin73) November 7, 2013
But Fields, who last week said he found "nothing offensive" about a Chisago County GOP Facebook post that at best made light of slavery and at worst was itself racist, didn't let Martin's shot at the church slide:
.@kenmartin73 Disgusted really? Shame on you!! The Church is the Body of Christ. Show some respect not your ignorance.-- chrisfields (@ChrisFieldsMN) November 7, 2013
And then... well, the tweets tell the tale:
.@kenmartin73 R u the arbiter of all racial discourse and capable of judging the entire Catholic Church for the actions of a few? Who knew?-- chrisfields (@ChrisFieldsMN) November 7, 2013
@ChrisFieldsMN is doubling down on his defense of the pro-slavery pic & misdeeds of the Catholic Church.He is the gift that keeps on giving!-- Ken Martin (@kenmartin73) November 7, 2013
Fields then alluded to some sort of racial uprising he sees on the American horizon:
.@kenmartin73 ppl may disagree with the Church at times but they disagree with you more and Blacks wont put up with foodstamps much longer-- chrisfields (@ChrisFieldsMN) November 7, 2013
So that's where that feud stands for now. This morning, MNGOP Secretary Keith Downey attempted to jump into the fray, but as this is published nobody has yet taken him up on the offer:
We'll keep you posted!
h/t -- Rachel Stassen-Berger
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