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Let Us Prey

USNbubblehead Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 3:34 PM
Cal, I think you are making an analytical mistake here. Dr. Carson wasn't speaking from the perspective of contradictory political ideology, but from one of Christian faith. I think Dr. Carson felt it was his duty as a Christian to take a stand about government policies which are at odds with those beliefs. What better place to do it then at a prayer breakfast? I know what you're trying to say, and its too bad, really. But 0 is the one who foments such division and perhaps if his policies weren't so alarming to those who do not agree with them, especially Christians, he wouldn't have had anything to worry about.

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...