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Saturday, June 25, 2005

E. J. Dionne on "Keeping Faith With Religious Freedom"

This is an excellent column. Rep. Obey does however make the common mistake of using a club ("pharisee") that hits not only its target (the Religious Right) but also his allies (Jewish liberals):

E. J. Dionne Jr. in the Washington Post, Saturday, June 25, 2005; Page A23

There was no obvious political benefit in David Obey's decision to take on the defense of religious minorities at the Air Force Academy. Because he stood up for their rights on the floor of the House of Representatives, the Wisconsin Democrat found himself accused of "denigrating and demonizing Christians."