I gazed with disbelief as I saw, in the lobby of the fine Conrad hotel in Indianapolis, a CNN news program saying that the two men who want to be president of this country were going to debate about religion.
As a fervent believer in the separation of church and state (I don’t like the word “God” all over my money, for example), I could simply blink my eyes, mouth agape, and try to figure out if this was a Mad TV sketch.
In this time when everything about America is crumbling, is this all they can think of to talk about? Following is the beginning of a fine article about the subject that sums up much of what I feel about the fiasco this country is becoming:
Campaign 2008 hit a special new level of Pathetic on Saturday, when John McCain and Barack Obama were interviewed by some pompous self-appointed American pope about their religious beliefs.
Please, just read the article. Imagine me saying this to you. This guy knows what I’m feeling. I feel like the last rat survivor on a sinking crashing plane ship on fire with the wings falling off into the ocean where there are sharks.