Yesterday, liberals on social media thought they’d come up with the perfect talking point on the Syrian refugee issue. It was a gift from God. Literally. Straight from the Bible.
It was so perfect that it would shut conservatives (especially those hypocritical Christian conservatives) up for good. They would bow down and pay homage to their intellectual superiors on the left. Finally.
It started with @owillis.
This, in many variations, was repeated all day on Twitter.
Now what story could he possible be referencing? Clearly, the story of Mary and Joseph being turned away at the inn in Bethlehem. It’s seasonal. They were turned away from the inn. Perfect, right?
Not really. It actually breaks down pretty quickly on every level for anyone with even a passing familiarity with the story. Mary and Joseph weren’t “seeking refuge,” just a place to stay for the night. They had traveled to Bethlehem…
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