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...