The empty life of this ugly little charlatan proves only one thing, that you can get away with the most extraordinary offenses to morality and to truth in this country if you will just get yourself called reverend. Who would, even at your network [CNN], have invited on such a little toad to tell us that the attacks of September the 11th were the result of our sinfulness and were God's punishment if they hadn't got some kind of clerical qualification?What's truly amazing is how many Americans bought into his message of intolerance and hate. The only thing unfortunate about his demise is that his replacement will likely be younger but just as ignorant... at least he won't have as big a mouth-piece. We can only hope Americans continue to move away from these idiots.
People like that should be out in the street, shouting and hollering with a cardboard sign and selling pencils from a cup. The whole consideration of this -- of this horrible little person is offensive to very, very many of us who have some regard for truth and for morality, and who think that ethics do not require that lies be told to children by evil old men, that we're -- we're not told that people who believe like Falwell will be snatched up into heaven, where I'm glad to see he skipped the rapture, just found on the floor of his office, while the rest of us go to hell.
Tuesday, May 15, 2007
Falwell the fallen
The bigot and charlatan has finally been silenced. I think Hitchens captured my thoughts: