The most shocking part of this "Thanksgiving Round Table" came
"when the subject of war raised its bloody helmet. Not a single one of these so-called Christians took a stand against violence, full stop. Not one of them cited Christ's injunction to turn the other cheek or to treat others as we would like to be treated ourselves. Not a single reference was made to compassion, tolerance, humility or poverty (in the spiritual sense of doing without so that others might eat). Instead, these politicians trumpeted their personal virtues, trashed the thousands of OWSers protesting in the streets outside (where Jesus would have shouting his lungs), and agreed that, on the question of war, "the U.S. will get done what has to be done, whether the world thinks it is right or not."
Instead of Christian values, we got hate-speech. Rather than testaments of faith, we got stump talk. In place of honor, they served hypocrisy in church-sized gobs for the rest of us to gag on. "Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue," after all, as La Rochefoucauld tells us. It's time for the God-exploiting GOP to wake up and smell the self-serving bulls--t. "