More on Barack Obama, Post-Partisanship and Billy Graham 2.0

Via Sully, Erica Barnett has compiled some of the many not-so-inclusive views held by Obama’s new spiritual BFF, required reading for those who still don’t get why including Rick Warren in the Inauguration ceremony has provoked such an outcry from the left side of the aisle. Yes, by now I fully...

“This should be a fight over the official prayer itself”

Steve Benen puts the Rick Warren controversy in broader perspective: The real problem isn’t with who will give the invocation, but rather, the fact that there’s going to be an invocation in the first place. We had 144 years of presidential inaugurations, dating back to George Washington, in...

Rick Warren: The Wrong Choice

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQhwyydEGpQ Is he serious? Rick “politicians have to believe in God” Warren? Rick “cone of silence” Warren? Rick “Prop 8 is great” Warren? Rick “take out the evildoers” Warren? Rick “Dobson-lite” Warren? That’s...

Dear Murdoch Times

…ahh, fuggeddaboutit. Y’all are beyond redemption– making shit up is standard operating procedure for many in the UK press, ethics and standards be damned. At least folks in the Mother Country readily acknowledge this fact, making its impact far less potent (at least...

Feigned Disbelief and Political Theatre

Steve Hildebrand responds to critics in an interview with Greg Sargent: “I don’t regret any of it,” Hildebrand told me when I asked him a few minutes ago by phone whether he regretted the tone of his piece, which many found condescending and finger-wagging. “My intent was exactly...

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