I had a “political science session” last night with my daughter Sarah who has just finished up her sophomore year at Franciscan University. The session shed some key light on an Obama administration’s transgender related bathroom “directive” that had gone down earlier in the day. Sarah’s political science professor was Benjamin Wiker, PH.D., who wrote the book Worshiping The State (How Liberalism Became Our State Religion). Sarah said that Professor Wiker noted that in Machiavelli’s time he believed a “king” should appear “…all mercy, all faith, all honest, all religion.” But that this is just a ruse to mask “…inward amoral, irreligious Machiavellianism.” Wiker wrote that a really clever ruling atheist could use the “art of duplicity” to effect his agenda. Fast forward to now… President Obama appears affable enough, genuine, and says he’s a practicing Christian. However, his wholesale support of abortion, gay marriage, transgender bathrooms… are agendas that are expressly antithetical to the gospel message. Machiavellian duplicity? Could be.