Author: Jim Newell
Article MentionsAuthor, Jim Newell
Mentioned, Charles Smith
Mentioned, Dan Brown
Mentioned, Rush Limbaugh
Mentioned, Sean Hannity
Mentioned, Tony Campolo
Mentioned, Byron York
Mentioned, Jim Crow
Mentioned, Fox News
Conservative pundits have been known to give President Obama crap for not going to church. It's part of why, if you're, say, Byron York, the president should only blame himself for the millions of morons who believe he's a Muslim. But when Obama does go to church, as he and his family did on Easter Sunday, he still ends up in a multi-pronged scandal. He didn't "do" Easter correctly. First there was Monday's great scandal about how Obama, despite attending Easter services, leading an Easter prayer breakfast, and hosting an Easter Egg Roll for thousands of people on the White House lawn, doesn't respect Christians because his communications office didn't email a perfunctory Easter statement to reporters on top of all that. This made for a gre...(read more)
... Conservative pundits have been known to give President Obama crap for not going to church. It's part of why, if you're, say, Byron York, the president should only blame himself for the millions of morons who believe he's a Muslim. But when Obama does ...
... of Washington's Shiloh Baptist Church, according to Time, "has been a well-respected leader in the local religious community. If a visitor to the city wanted to hear a good sermon on Sunday morning, you directed them to Shiloh." Well, he does seem to ...
... for depicting Mary Magdalene as Jesus' girlfriend, and alluding to historical racism by noting that his newborn grandson will be able to say: "They tried to write me off as 3/5 a person in the Constitution, but I am here." You will not be surprised t ...
... didn't care for lines like that "3/5" one. They've been thrashing Rev. Smith this week with comparisons to Jeremiah Wright. And then they found an old clip in which Smith singled out and mocked Fox News and Limbaugh directly: What got these two co ...