Fait Diver: Rick Uber Alles

Leni

The Narcissistic Personality Disorder known as “Rick Warren” continues apace:

Rick Warren complimented Barack Obama’s invitation to openly gay Episcopal Bishop V. Gene Robinson to pray at the inaugural kick off event on Sunday.
“President-elect Obama has again demonstrated his genuine commitment to bringing all Americans of goodwill together in search of common ground,” Warren said in a statement provided to Christianity Today. “I applaud his desire to be the president of every citizen.”
Warren and Obama have continually been taking heat from members of the gay community since it was announced that the California megachurch pastor would give the invocation at the swearing-in ceremony next Tuesday. Robinson was one of the earliest critics, saying “it was like a slap in the face.”
“I’m all for Rick Warren being at the table,” Bishop Robinson told The New York Times, “but we’re not talking about a discussion, we’re talking about putting someone up front and center at what will be the most watched inauguration in history, and asking his blessing on the nation. And the God that he’s praying to is not the God that I know.”
There is speculation over whether Warren will pray in Jesus’ name or not. Robinson told the Concord Monitor that he doesn’t yet know what he’ll say, but he knows he won’t use a Bible.
“While that is a holy and sacred text to me, it is not for many Americans,” Robinson said. “I will be careful not to be especially Christian in my prayer. This is a prayer for the whole nation.”

Got that Melissa?

As for who Rick is REALLY praying for this video provides the necessary clarity.

And I’m sure y’all know what that means — It’s a Kander & Ebb cue!

2 Comments

  1. buckythepony January 16, 2009 6:33 pm 

    thanks for keeping this asshat warren front and center.

    too many people just want it all to fade away so we can keep pretending that obama is the second coming.

  2. David E January 16, 2009 6:41 pm 

    You’re welcome.

    Barack Obama is not the liberal that conservatives think he is OR the liberal that liberals think he is. I hope to write at length (and for cash) about his actual game plan. Suffice to say for the moment that his “move to the center” is actually a move to the right designed to distract conservatives from attacking him and annoy liberals whose approval he frankly disdains.

    IOW, he’s a Rockefeller Republican with ‘tude.

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