This is unconventional, but I want to re-blog a re-blog of one of my posts here on Public Catholic. Our friend Art really hit the ball out of the park with his comments. I think we all can benefit from reading them. Thank you Art for adding your valuable experience and wisdom to this discussion!
COMMENTS: Lying Snakes, Kabuki Dancers and Useful Idiots
I’m an old guy who is new to the public political arena (4 yrs) but well versed in the arena of church politics (35 yrs). I am not a newcomer to the “culture wars.”
My relatively recent foray into the public political arena began as a Tea Party activist after the election of Barack Obama; I had recently retired from active ordained ministry in a mainline protestant denomination. As a church pastor, I limited my public political activities to the Pro-Life movement, but was an intrepid culture warrior within the church – to little or no avail. (In retrospect, I was like the little Dutch boy trying to plug the holes in the dike with his fingers. Eventually…
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