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Let Us Prey

Harrison Bergeron Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 8:46 AM
Cal, thanks for illustrating why the Republican Party couldn't beat a failed socialist who hob-knobs with an admitted terrorist bomber. Thanks for demonstrating exactly what's wrong with this party. The Great Usurper is doing exactly what he told us he was going to do -- tear down the "colonialists" and "fundamentally change" the country that has proven to be the greatest force for good in 2013 years. When confronted with evil, a "gentleman" doesn't tolerate it or politely agree to disagree. YOU CALL IT OUT. Just like Dr. Carson did, in the absolutely most appropriate setting imaginable -- a PRAYER BREAKFAST. And that embarrassed you. Pathetic. Just pathetic.

Our politics have become so polarized and corrupted that a president of the United States cannot even attend an event devoted to drawing people closer to God and bridge partisan and cultural divides without being lectured about his policies.

Last Thursday at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., Dr. Ben Carson, director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, and a 2008 recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, broke with a 61-year-old tradition and publicly disagreed with some of the president's policies, such as "Obamacare," taxation and the national debt. Disclosure: I have attended this event since...