But Virginia has not relinquished its competitive spirit in the race to the bottom: lieutenant governor nominee E.W. Jackson has proclaimed yoga to be satanic.
No, you cannot make this stuff up. A quote from the devoutly Christian Jackson: "Beware of systems of spirituality which tell you to empty yourself. You will end up filled with something you probably do not want" I wonder if any of the victims of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and ministers of all Christian varieties can relate to this experience.
Here's a great take on the issue at Wonkette.