Jerry Falwell Jr. Praises Trump’s Racist Birtherism

This morning Hair Furor is at Liberty University where he will deliver the commencement address. (Live video below.) Liberty head Jerry Falwell Jr. thought he’d promote the speech by praising Trump’s racism birtherism. The Chronicle Of Higher Education reports:

Throughout their relationship, Mr. Falwell has praised Donald Trump for speaking fearlessly, even when others would say he was speaking falsely. The “birther” issue, Mr. Falwell said, was one such profile in courage.

“He was brave enough to say something that was so politically incorrect,” Mr. Falwell said. “I had no idea where Obama was born or if he had a birth certificate; I didn’t have an opinion on that. But just the fact that he was bold enough to challenge Obama on something like that, because you didn’t see the press challenging Obama much. And so that impressed me that he was bold enough to do it.”

Falwell claims that Trump offered him the post of Education Secretary.