October 25, 2004

I don't have a problem with this...except

This is an AP photo of the congregation at the Airy Church of God in Christ in Philadelphia. Who's preaching? Ted Kennedy. What's the sermon? Vote for Kerry. (Taken from PowerLine. Thanks)
churchgoers with Kerry signs

Now I happen to think that Christianity and Judaism are America's secret weapon. I think there is a one-to-one correspondence between the drastic decline of Old Europe and the drastic decline of European churches and belief in God. So if politics forces Ted to preach to Christian believers, my thought is that it will keep him a little more honest and and a little more American than would otherwise be the case.

BUT, shouldn't there be some frightful torments-of-Hell for those vile prating hypocrites who think the influence of the "Christian Right" is an unnatural cancer that threatens our way of life? But somehow "Christian Kerry-voters" aren't? If those ladies were holding Bush/Cheney signs, we would be hearing howls about the "Christian Taliban" destroying the "separation of church and state," and forcing women into back-alley abortions.

There is, of course, a difference that renders the situation perfectly logical. The difference is that neither Kennedy nor Kerry nor Clinton nor Carter nor their "Democrat" followers have the least morsel of interest in the views of church ladies. Those women, statistically, probably favor school vouchers and Faith-Based Initiatives, and oppose gay marriage and abortion. But their views will not influence the "Democrat" Party in any way. They are just plantation workers. They are suckers. They are being used.

Posted by John Weidner at October 25, 2004 9:55 AM
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