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Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council (FRC), is the Alex Jones of the Christian Right: hyperbolic, outrageous, thin on facts and thick on melodrama. 

And now he’s going on the government’s payroll, as a member of the U.S. Committee for International Religious Freedom (CIRF). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell appointed Perkins to the role yesterday, for a term of two years.

Perkins isn’t your usual Christian fundamentalist. To get a sense of him, here are some choice cuts from Perkins’ long playlist:

Read more at The Daily Beast.

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Author: By Jay Michaelson