‘Oddly Terrifying’? Twitter Freaks Out Over Marco Rubio Posting Bible Quotes

    Updated: May 18, 2017 at 10:34 am EST  See Comments

    Christian Post — Former Republican presidential hopeful and current U.S. Senator Marco Rubio garnered many hostile reactions on Twitter for writing two posts in which he quoted the Bible. On early Monday morning, Senator Rubio tweeted out John 14:27, “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Do not let your hearts be troubled or afraid.”

    A few minutes later, Rubio cited Proverbs 16:3-4, tweeting “Commit to the Lord whatever you do & your plans will succeed. The Lord works out everything for his own ends.” As a notable public figure, Rubio often gets a wide range of comments for his posts. However, the two Bible tweets got a higher than average response from users of the social media site. Political blogger Charles P. Pierce called Rubio’s Bible tweets “oddly terrifying,” with his comment getting over 1,800 likes and more than 690 retweets.

    Conservative blogger Jennifer Rubin claimed that the Bible tweets meant that Rubio “was hacked or he’s totally lost it” while liberal handle “leah mcelrath” called it “unsettling.”

    Rubio responded Tuesday, tweeting, “Really? I triggered a @Twitter freakout by quoting the #Bible.” He cited an article in with the headline “Marco Rubio triggers Twitter freakout by quoting Bible.”

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