Glenn Greenwald offers such a dead-on perfect analysis of the double standard that exists between the political endorsements of various religious leaders that I’m not even going to try to gild the lily (not that I could) with added comments.
For my money, nobody has been doing a better job than Greenwald at keeping track of the Bush Administration’s utter disdain for civil liberties and the mainstream media’s dismal performance at exposing it.
Greenwald makes it clear that when it comes to those who embrace the trampling of religious freedoms, some church leaders are more palatable to the media than others.
And for those interested in a little context to an important distinction, Jon Swift also offers some terrific insight into the need for Obama to not only denounce, but reject. I mean, it’s about time someone exposed Obama’s Newport Folk Festival connection…
Lauri in York