Ed Driscoll

The Eschaton in the Balance

To paraphrase Reverend William T. Cummings’ take on newfound faith discovered by bitter cynics trapped within a violent war zone, apparently there were no atheists in the Clinton White House — but certainly plenty of gnostics:

“Every wedding should have a Hillary Clinton Bible reading.”

—Headline, the Politico, yesterday.

“Al Gore’s ‘Inconvenient Truth’ Replaces Bibles in Green Hotel.”

—Headline, Hotel Chatter.com, May 3, 2007.

And from the Daily Caller in April, “Hillary Says ‘Religious Beliefs’ Must Change For Sake Of Abortion.”

And for environmentalism, and feminism and gay marriage and…

Say, if only there were an all-encompassing substitute religion for traditional Judeo-Christian values? What on earth would it call itself?