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Michele Bachmann: Iran deal a cause for celebration because it proves the End Times have begun in earnest

"The prophets longed to live in this day," she said, "you and I are privileged to live in it"


Scott Eric Kaufman
August 10, 2015 10:20PM (UTC)

In an interview on the evangelical radio program "Understanding the Times" this weekend, former Minnesota Representative Michele Bachmann opined that we should all feel very "privileged to live in" the End Times, which are currently upon us now that Obama's negotiating a nuclear deal with Iran.

Bachmann claimed that the Obama administration's historic accord is evidence of the fulfillment of the prophecy from Zechariah 12:3 -- "On that day, when all the nations of the earth are gathered against her, I will make Jerusalem an immovable rock for all the nations. All who try to move it will injure themselves" -- and that only through the heroic efforts of Congressional Republicans and their lone Democratic ally, New York Senator Chuck Schumer, to undermine the deal will America be spared God's wrath.

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At least for the time being, of course, as the End Times are upon us, and God and "heaven's armies" will be bringing this existence to a wrap sooner rather than later. "The prophets longed to live in this day," Bachmann said, referring to the End of Days, "you and I are privileged to live in it."

The host of "Understanding the Times," Jan Markell, agreed, saying that there "are consequences to doing things like this against God’s covenant land, there are horrible consequences. You throw in some other things such as the Supreme Court decision back in late June and a lot of other things -- judgment is not just coming, judgment is already here."

Listen to the entire conversation below Right Wing Watch.


Scott Eric Kaufman

Scott Eric Kaufman is an assistant editor at Salon. He taught at a university, but then thought better of it. Follow him at @scottekaufman or email him at skaufman@salon.com.

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