The Donald’s appeal to evangelicals isn’t very convincing.
“Well, I go as much as I can. Always on Christmas. Always on Easter. Always when there’s a major occasion. And during the Sundays. I’m a Sunday church person. I’ll go when I can.”
“During the Sundays”?
I hear his favorite book of the Bible is the Book of Moses in the Olden Testament.
Maureen Dowd skewers Bob Dylan for capitulating to the Chinese government as it engages in a merciless crackdown of artists and dissidents. Renowned architect Ai Weiwei, responsible for the Bird’s Nest design of Beijing’s Olympic stadium, is among those who’ve been detained.
Dylan said nothing about Weiwei’s detention, didn’t offer a reprise of “Hurricane,” his song about “the man the authorities came to blame for something that he never done.” He sang his censored set, took his pile of Communist cash and left.
“The Times They Are Not a-Changin’,” noted The Financial Times under a picture of the grizzled 69-year-old on stage in a Panama hat.
“Imagine if the Tea Party in Idaho said to him, ‘You’re not allowed to play whatever,’ you’d get a very different response,” said an outraged Sophie Richardson of Human Rights Watch.