16 December 2003
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Kelley wants to know, and really, so do I:
Why is it that on the occasion during which Bush mentions G-d, the media springs like an attack dog, quick to point out what a Bible-thumper he is. Yet here we have a full-fledged Reverend running for President, a legitimate candidate who participates in the debates, etc., and nobody's said a word about Rev. Sharpton and his relationship with G-d. Is it because he's a Democrat? Democrats are allowed to have religion, but Republicans aren't to be trusted with it?
Quit laughing at "legitimate candidate" and answer the question, dammit. Posted at 11:18 AM to Immaterial Witness
The press doesn't give Al Sharpton any static because he never mentions God. Sharpton doesn't mention God because God is no part of his agenda, any more than God has factored into the doings or plans of another famous black racist hatemonger and extortionist who calls himself "Reverend."
Selling holy offices is considered one of the gravest of sins. It's called "simony." To use a clerical title in the pursuit of worldly power and perquisites is a form of simony. According to Dante, there's a special circle in Hell for such men.
Somewhere out there, rusty pitchforks are being heated white hot in anticipation.
Forget Hell. I wanna use one of those pitchforks on Jesse right now!