This is not a story from The Onion.

Jackson, with its population of over 170,000 people, is both the capital of as well as the largest city in the state of Mississippi. It also has an idiot for a mayor.

Via WJTV:

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber is addressing the city’s infrastructure problem on Twitter.

He tweeted “Yes….I believe we can pray potholes away. Moses prayed and a sea opened up. #iseeya #itrustHim #prayerworks”. Read More…

Tony Yarber tweet

Now I’m no atheist, I’m not even one of those people who think that we should take “God” off of our money or out of our Pledge of Allegiance. That being said, this guy is a fucking idiot.

Politicians, on both sides of the aisle, like this guy and the morons who agree with and elect them are everything that is wrong with our Nation today.