Hagee: McCain ‘sought my endorsement.’

In the New York Times Magazine this weekend, controversial Pastor John Hagee tells Deborah Solomon that, “it’s true that [John] McCain’s campaign sought my endorsement.” In the interview, “Hagee refused to discuss his statement that Hurricane Katrina was God’s punishment for a gay rights parade in New Orleans, calling it ‘so far off-base.'” “Our church is not hard against the gay people,” claimed Hagee. (HT: TPM)