by Teh Nutroots | As Damozel posted earlier at BN-Politics, McCain's attempt to present his wife as a biker chick hasn't panned out too well for him. A man who goes a-wooing the far right evangelicals can't really be too buttoned-down or zipped up. This is one sort of mistake I don't remember ever seeing George Bush make. As we've all seen, far right Christians are fine with violence, but they hate any whiff of sex.
And now there's a Christian PAC that's come out in support of Obama. (Washington Wire) It's true. This must be that "Christian left" that Damozel is always going on about---which I kind of thought was a myth---or maybe it's the Christian center or not-so-far-right. I don't know. I don't know jack about God.
A recently launched Christian-based political action committee, the Matthew 25 Network, will air a television ad in support of Barack Obama touting his family values that will coincide with a faith-based forum on Saturday hosted by Pastor Rick Warren at the Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, Calif.
by Cockney Robin | cross-posted at BN-Politics | Apparently two men from Georgia (USA) have recovered
the frozen 7'7, 500 pound body of a creature they believe is
Sasquatch---or rather a sasquatch (NYT; click to see photo), since they claim they saw other similar creatures in the same area. (CNN) One of the finders is a former police officer and another is an ex-corrections officer. (CNN)
They won't say where they found it so as to protect those other
creatures. I call that very wise of them---and no, I'm not being sarky
Posted by Damozel | cross posted at BN-Politics | Hey, what do you know? McCain's ad, "The One," portraying Obama as Antichrist (see the ad here) seems to have worked! In "debunking" the "rumor," CNN actually treated this as a serious question. (cf. The Raw Story)
That such a subject is even speculated about in any but the most
backwards, unreconstructed segments of American society -- let alone on
a 24-hour cable network -- is a testament (no pun intended) to the
depths to which political debate has fallen. But there was the caption
on CNN Friday in big bold letters: "OBAMA THE ANTICHRIST?"
Apparently a not-insignificant number of Americans, after viewing John McCain's Web ad The One,
with its Messianic overtones -- come away thinking that Barack Obama
has been sent from Hell to Earth to turn its citizens against God. For
inspiration, some of these people seem to be drawing from the fictional
Left Behind series, which posits a dystopian future where the Anti-Christ comes to Earth as a charismatic politician. (The Raw Story)
Chalk one up for McCain! He did exactly what he wasn't---he assures us---setting out to do.