hitchens on huckabee January 7, 2008Posted by AP in 2008 Elections, comedy, politics, religion.
Tags: christopher hitchens, constitution, faith, mike huckabee, presidential election, religion
a bit of vitriol from slate:
Isn’t it amazing how self-pitying and self-aggrandizing the religious freaks in this country are? It’s not enough that they can make straight-faced professions of “faith” at election times and impose their language on everything from the Pledge of Allegiance to the currency. It’s not enough that they can claim tax exemption and even subsidy for anything “faith-based.” It’s that when they are even slightly criticized for their absurd opinions, they can squeal as if being martyred and act as if they are truly being persecuted.