We don't mean to take away from Hannah Giles's journalistic triumph of exposing a few jack-ass ACORN office workers who seemed shockingly all too ready to dole out tax advice to a pretend pimp and his hooker (in one case looking to bring in underage girls from El Salvador to work as prostitutes). I can't speak for the rest of the staff, but while I'm sure we wouldn't send in a reporter playing dressup, if we had come across concrete evidence that a local ACORN office was abetting actual sex slave smugglers, there's no doubt we would have run with it.
That being said, the rumpus has introduced us to Giles's father, Doug Giles. He's the senior pastor of Clash Church in Aventura, which "is working at the heart of Miami." From an initial glance of his website, you might get the idea that the church is one of those hip, young, cool churches that strives to be inclusive and leaves politics off the pulpit.
Well, a trip to its online store would prove you wrong. There you can buy Doug Giles-penned books such as, Raising Boys Feminists Will Hate (summary: If metrosexual pop culture, feminized public schools, and the effeminate branches of evanjellycalism lay their sissy hands on him, you can kiss his masculinity goodbye -- because they will morph him into a dandy) or A Time to Clash, a culture warmongering tome that promises Doug's take on everything from "radical homosexuals" and "stupid sluts" to "sexless wives" and "Rosie O'Donnell."
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Then you might want to check out his TownHall.com column. In "WWJT: Who Would Jesus Torture?" he comes out full force for waterboarding: "Jesus and the balance of Scripture seem to be okay with dunking Achmed if said butt munch has the 411 regarding the 10/20 of the next mass slaughter of innocent Americans."
In "America's Not a Christian Nation -- and I'm a Fat Black Lesbian Who Hates Hunting," Giles tries to prove that, contrary to Obama, America is indeed a Christian nation by quoting Presidents John Adams and John Q. Adams. Hate to break it to him, but Adams and son were Unitarians who rejected the divinity of Christ, and certainly the kind of religious dogma Giles espouses. Theirs was the "sissy" type of Christianity he dogs in many of his other columns.
But the real masterpiece is on YouTube, where you can watch anti-Obama music videos such as this one: