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Friday, April 23, 2004
 
Atrios is pissed...
and I can't blame him.

I've posted on the hypocritical victimhood of certain conservatives before. But I was not aware of Poppy Bush's idiotic bigotted remarks about aetheists. (See Atrios' site)

It's odd to me that the "liberal" Christian denominations have let religion in America become hijacked by political wing-nuts. It is a little publicized fact that donations and memberships in the Episcopalian Church were barely affected after the gay bishop brew-ha-ha. This is completely contrary to the impression that the media gave by showcasing those conservative Episcopalians who objected to the consecration of a gay man as a Bishop.

Most Christians, conservative and liberal alike, applaud when their church stands up for something they believe in. Or as often as not, they look to the church for guidance on difficult issues.

However I sometimes wonder if modern *liberal* religious leaders confuse pacifism with silence.

As one of Atrios' regular commentors says "WTFWJD?"
 
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