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Ted Cruz embraces apocalyptic preachers and anti-gay militants

Ted Cruz embraces apocalyptic preachers and anti-gay militants

No question, the contestants for the Republican presidential nomination are a very conservative bunch, but there is something that sets Texas Sen. Ted Cruz apart from the pack: his endorsements from some of the Religious Right's kookiest voices. Where the 2008 GOP nominee, Arizona Sen. John McCain, distanced himself from militants on the evangelical fringe, Mr. Cruz proudly embraces them.

Among the most notable -- or notorious -- of these Cruz endorsers is Mike Bickle, the pastor who runs the International House of Prayer in Kansas City. Mr. Bickle has preached that in the "End Times" God will raise up someone to hunt down Jews who fail to accept Christ -- someone, he...

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