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…in which “RACIST!” is the new “Heretic!”

From the new “Keeping the Dream” calendar for sale at the DNC:

Yes, it’s as breathtaking as it is erroneous, but then audacity with humility wouldn’t sell “Hope and Change” either.

I know, I know, Rutherford. “He didn’t publish the calendar. He didn’t have anything to do with it.” And he won’t say anything against it either, because he’s more than a little lost without the adoring crowds of 2008. The true believers will never abandon him, and will never understand why the rest of us are laughing at this kind of stuff.

But then, he won’t be able to see it either, so I guess it will be fitting. This is, of course, the man who once said sin is “Being out of alignment with my values.”

Building a Religion indeed.

UPDATED:

Street vendors across downtown Charlotte are selling posters and artwork depicting President Obama as Jesus Christ and the Democratic National Convention is expected to feature a stained-glass window backdrop during their meeting.

I honestly don’t know whether to laugh or cry, but it certainly isn’t defensible.

And yet I keep hearing that I’m the delusional one.  Whatever.

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