Monday, April 30, 2007

Enough already

The NY Times going into depth on Barack Obama's pastor today. Yes, his pastor and Obama's relationship with him: "A Candidate, His Minister and the Search for Faith."

I take it the NY Times is reporting this issue given the Bush administration's efforts to fuse church and state, wherever and whenever possible. As a public service, if you will, to get Barack Obama's religious views out there as an issue for the candidate to address and make clear how his faith would play a role in his presidency, if elected. If that is the purpose of this article, fine.

Otherwise, you'd think Americans would want to return to a place a lot less invested in the religious leanings of its President or Presidential candidates. You'd like to think...