CEO and founder of MyPillow Mike Lindell predicts a light at the end of the pandemic tunnel despite all the fear and uncertainty (and staying home), with the hope that it is going to lead to “a great revival” for the American people in the economy and in God.
Lindell shared his positive predictions of hope with The Epoch Times following his appearance at a press briefing at the White House last week, and the consequent backlash from some in the media who attacked him for his openly religious message.
“This whole thing is gonna bring us together as people and give us one common hope, and that common hope is God,” Lindell told The Epoch Times. “I believe, we’re in the greatest revival in history. I believe what’s going on in our country, there’s so many things that are spiritual warfare, and some of these things are biblical. These are biblical times here.”
By “spiritual warfare,” Lindell refers to critics in the media who mocked his remarks in the Rose Garden last week as a public relations stunt and criticized him for praising God and encouraging families to read their bibles while in self-isolation. He later fired back by calling the press “evil.” Others in the media defended Lindell, lauding his efforts to produce 50,000 masks a day to slow the spread of the virus.
“They were a big part of leading this country into a godless society. I think that’s what they want,” Lindell said of the media to The Epoch Times. “They took God out of our schools; this country turned its back on God. We were going down a very bad path.”
Why do you mock ANYONE who would help in any way? What is wrong w/ you? People need help and we should encourage everyone to help in any way. https://t.co/rGltqBjs9d
— Greta Van Susteren (@greta) March 30, 2020
Hey goofy My Pillow guy is making 50 thousand masks while this douche adds nothing to the world but his own self satisfied finger sniffing https://t.co/iHrC7Vnk7k
— GregGutfeld (@greggutfeld) March 30, 2020
Looking ahead, though, Lindell foresees a brighter picture, believing this pandemic presents an opportunity for greater changes in society by bringing “millions upon millions” back to God.
“I believe this pandemic is going to lead so many people to God, because when do people look to God?” he said. “It’s when things are looking bad, and they’re in fear. They’ll reach out for something. We’re gonna look back and see how this will be a great revival.”
Lindell also praised the president’s efforts and said that the pandemic has taught that the United States must limit its dependency on overseas producers and increase manufacturing in the United States, particularly in medical supplies. MyPillow will be a part of that effort, the CEO says, as he is already looking to expand into sanitizer. And after the company’s push to produce masks is through, Lindell plans to promote his book and debut his commercial.
“We all had a taste of great hope, the way things could be,” Lindell said, speaking of the economy under the Trump administration prior to the virus. “Donald Trump’s in place for a short three years, we have the best economy going that I’ve ever known, the best unemployment rates, everybody’s wages were going up, consumer confidence was in an all-time high.
“Those are great things that happened before, that’s a blessing, because that gives everybody hope to what we can get back to. And I believe it’s gonna even be stronger and safer than ever.”