1 of 5 takeaways from Pew’s recent survey of the electorate: Millennials are totally godless. Click through for the other four.
Today’s Newsbeast: Nearly half of Mississippi and Alabama Republicans believe Obama is Muslim, according to a new PPP poll. But the poll itself is just as flawed as the results. Also, high stakes in Afghanistan and David Cameron’s U.S. visit.
And here comes Robertson’s master-stroke, just in time. It’s one thing for Romney to not drink alcohol. We all know people like that. We’ve grown used to people who drink too much and to people who don’t drink at all. But when, thanks to the exciting new dispensation Robertson envisions, the entire country is watching Pineapple Express and getting high, an abstinent president straight out of Brigadoon will be an intolerable anomaly.
It gives a whole new meaning to the phrase “Tea Party.”
Forget political correctness. Lowe’s, the national chain, did the right thing in pulling its advertising from the series for one simple reason: It’s bad TV.
That a really good quarterback (or so I’m told) is also a devout evangelical Christian should concern no one, it seems to me. That he often displays his faith by kneeling in the middle of games strikes me as banal given the end-zone shenanigans that also go on. But it’s worth noting that for Christians, it should be a problem. Prayer is not supposed to be a public event, designed to display your holiness in front of the maximum number of people.
Andrew Sullivan on Tim Tebow and Christianism