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President Obama: The Great Demancipator

Jay Wye Wrote: Jan 12, 2013 7:11 PM
I suspect one of the "Bibles" will have the Koran inside the hard cover. Otherwise,there' s no reason to have a "stack" of Bibles. I should think one Bible would be enough.

Editor's Note: This column was co-authored by Bob Morrison.

President Obama will take the oath of office later this month “on a stack of Bibles,” the

Washington Post tells us. He will place his left hand on Bibles owned by Abraham Lincoln and the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Well, that’s a relief. Interestingly, not included in the stack is the Koran, about which Mr. Obama spoke so glowingly in Egypt four years ago. (No Bibles openly displayed there.)

Now, swearing on a stack of Bibles ordinarily conveys seriousness of purpose and deeper commitment to carry through...