Alan Grayson is taking a lot of heat for a thirty second political ad that calls his opponent “Taliban Dan”, a reference to Daniel Webster’s extreme political beliefs that many are calling outrageous. You make the call:
Many across the political spectrum appear appalled by the Grayson campaign’s “Taliban” label but Daniel Webster’s nearly three-decade long, intimate involvement with the Bill Gothard and the Institute For Basic Life Principles suggests that the label may be less than hyperbolic.
The vision of the institute that Mr. Webster admires:
That vision included instituting stoning as a form of capital punishment for rape, kidnapping, murder, heresy, blasphemy, witchcraft, astrology, adultery, “sodomy or homosexuality,” incest, striking a parent, extreme juvenile delinquency, and “unchastity before marriage.”