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Trump: “I’m going to have to scare the Pope…

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Deacon Greg Kandra - published on 08/20/15

He offered some wisdom to CNN yesterday: 

Donald Trump has revealed he would warn the Pope that ISIS were out to get him if they meet next month.

In an interview with CNN on Wednesday, Chris Cuomo asked the billionaire businessman what he would say in to Pope Francis if he came face-to face with him during his visit to the United States in September.

The Republican presidential hopeful admitted he was a protestant, but said he thought the Pontiff was a ‘good guy’ because he is becoming very ‘political’.

Then Cuomo asked Trump what his response would be if the Pope condemned capitalism as an ‘avenue to greed’ that ‘can be toxic and corrupt’.

Trump then said: ‘I’d say “ISIS wants to get you”. You that ISIS wants to go in and take over the Vatican. That’s a dream of theirs.

Cuomo then asks: ‘You would scare the Pope?’

To which Trump replies: ”I am going to have to scare the Pope. The Pope I hope can only be scared by God.

‘But the truth is – you know, if you look at what’s going on – they better hope that capitalism works, because it’s the only thing we have right now. And it’s a great thing when it works properly.’

Perhaps I’m misreading that, but it appears that Mr. Trump is comparing himself to God.

What a surprise.

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