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I guess I haven't paid as much attention to Pompeo and missed how strongly indoctrinated he was into his Christian evangelical beliefs. I knew he was a good practicing Christian, but some of his beliefs are really extreme. Michelle Goldberg wrote an article in Slate two years ago which discussed how Pompeo's faith has so consumed him:
Michelle Goldberg, Slate, January 12, 2017: “This Evil Is All Around Us”
"In June 2015, Rep. Mike Pompeo, a Kansas congressman, headlined a “God and Country Rally” at Wichita’s Summit Church. “To worship our lord and celebrate our nation at the same place is not only our right, it is our duty,” he began. Pompeo’s speech was a mishmash of domestic culture war callouts and dark warnings about the danger of radical Islam. He cited an inflammatory prayer that a pastor named the Rev. Joe Wright once delivered before the Kansas State Legislature: “America had worshipped other Gods and called it multiculturalism. We’d endorsed perversion and called it an alternative lifestyle.” He lamented government efforts to “rip faith from our schools” and then segued immediately into a discussion of the jihadi threat: “This evil is all around us.” Pompeo concluded by describing politics as “a never-ending struggle … until the rapture.”"
More pointedly, Pompeo has a history of anti-Muslim sentiments. In 2013 after the Boston Marathon bombing, Pompeo expressed his sentiments of Muslims on the House floor: “When the most devastating terrorist attacks on America in the last 20 years come overwhelmingly from people of a single faith, and are performed in the name of that faith, a special obligation falls on those that are the leaders of that faith,” he said. Then he added: “The silence in the face of extremism coming from the best-funded Islamic advocacy organizations and many mosques across America is absolutely deafening. It casts doubt upon the commitment to peace by adherents of the Muslim faith.”
In Wikipedia it is reported that Pompeo serves as a local church deacon and teaches Sunday school. In 2014, Pompeo told a church group that Christians needed to "know that Jesus Christ as our savior is truly the only solution for our world". As mentioned above, in his 2015 talk at a church, Pompeo said that "politics is a never-ending struggle ... until the Rapture."
All this from the current Secretary of State. I don't trust any Christian who goes around preaching about the Rapture, but for one to occupy the highly influential Secretary of State position, it scares the crap out of me.
So his Cairo lecture on Christianity to the Egyptian Muslims makes more sense now. With that biased worldview of "never ending struggle until the rapture", he does not belong in that job.