Keyes made appearances in Marion and Mount Vernon to rally downstate support in his race against Democratic candidate Barack Obama. During both stops Keyes said Democrats are in for a surprise on Nov. 2. "I don't care what the pundits say. This state on election day is going to go Republican up and down the ticket," Keyes predicted.And Keyes certainly isn't backing down from the Jesus comments:
Q: You recently made a statement that raised a few eyebrows when you said that Jesus would not vote for Barack Obama. Clarify that statement and explain exactly the context in which it was made. A: I actually think that statement is a self-evident truth that Christ could not vote for Barack Obama.And in the "I represent the Republican wing of the Republican party" category, there's this (in reference to gay marriage):
I was just trying to give a truthful, intelligent justification for the Republican plank and for the stand the president takes by the way.In the "delusional statement", part two category is:
I think we have to destroy their infrastructure and topple the governments that are willing to aid and abet them and possibly give them weapons of mass destruction that could kill hundreds of thousands of Americans. That's what President Bush did and that's what he did in Iraq.