- The Washington Times - Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Faithful progressives lashed out at President Barack Obama after he honored the life and legacy of the Rev. Billy Graham in a tweet on Wednesday.



Mr. Graham died Wednesday of natural causes at the age of 99.

SEE ALSO: Billy Graham, famed evangelist, has died at age 99: Report

Responding to Mr. Obama’s tweet, liberals chiefly took issue with the evangelist’s stance on homosexuality.

Some also accused Mr. Graham of racism, despite the evangelist’s demand that churches racially integrate his services in the early 1950s, bucking the Ku Klux Klan and other segregationists.


• Bradford Richardson can be reached at brichardson@washingtontimes.com.

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