The National Day of Prayer has often been a subject of controversy. Recently a Federal court ruled that the Day of Prayer is unconstitutional. Of course that didn’t dissuade TV gimmick anchor and born again human being Bill O’Reilly to come up with the following thoughts;
“The Constitution clearly states the government cannot impose religion on its citizens, but setting aside a day to encourage the expression of voluntary spirituality is in no way an imposition.”
But if you think Bill O’Reilly isn’t perfectly eligible for a lifetime supply of Thorzine, let’s compare him to his guest, Sarah Palin, who is to the English language what a badger is to epistemology. Sarah had these profound words to say on the Founding Fathers:
“They crafted a Declaration of Independence and a Constitution that, um, allows that Judeo-Christian belief to be the foundation of our laws and our Constitution, of course, um, essentially acknowledging that our unalienable rights don’t come from man, they come from God, so this document is set up to protect us from a government that would ever infringe on our right to have freedom of religion and to be able to express our faith freely.”
Um, could it be possible that, um, a certain deranged, vapid ex-governor of Alaska thinks that just because she follows god on twitter that, um, the enlightened founding fathers crafted the most significant piece of parchment next to the Magna Carta not only to recognize Christianity (forget that pesky establishment clause), but so they could also receive stark words of wisdom from a small town God himself.
America’s most beloved snowbilly grifter just cannot seem to grasp anything bearing any semblance to reality. Perhaps that’s because crazytown pays better and doesn’t make her eyes blast vacancy lambently when some big liberal meanie journalist asks her what newspapers she reads.
Anyway, I think we ought to stop and say a prayer for Bill and Sarah…they need it.