Monday, 7 April 2008

Don't take yourself so seriously

by Charles Pooter

It is always amusing when people are so tied-up in their own political obsessions and enmities that they fail to notice when something is quite obviously a wind-up. Take for example this post from the rather tedious Orcinus blog. The disdain for wacky US evangelicals would be justified if it wasn't for the fact that the article (and website) in question wasn't so obviously a joke:

Meanwhile, no one appears to have made the trip upwards from Capitol Hill. Beltway observers had speculated that dozens of high-profile leaders, including President Bush and Representative DeLay, would be raptured, possibly setting off a complex battle over succession within the halls of power.

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