Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Calm Down: Everybody Gets A Trophy

"Why does this happen? In part, it’s about validation. Christians in America feel that national leaders and mainstream media hold them in contempt, so having a real evangelical in power tells the world, 'we must not be as crazy as people think we are,' [Mark DeMoss, former chief of staff to Jerry Falwell] explains."

Steven Waldman, watching nasty religious elbows being thrown for a bright-and-shiny from a "metaphysical plane" - and still calling it "politics" - at the Wall Street Journal