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October 31, 2011

Now Like Herman Cain's Drunk or Something
Wait A Minute, He Was Asked To Sing

He Was Asked To Sing: I didn't know that. Here's the context.

Okay, that's kind of different, because even though a Christian hymn is still out-of-place at a press conference, if he was asked to do it by the moderator, then he has only two imperfect options (sing, in an inappropriate venue, or refuse someone's request).

I honestly thought the guy just decided to sing for the hell of it. Not so much.

Thanks to Jumbo Jogging Shrimp.


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I know I'm supposed to say it's awesome that Cain sung a Christian spiritual hymn at a press conference, but I really don't think so.

(Why not? I know among some strains of Christianity the Public Expression of Religion is strongly favored. Among others, though, and among those who aren't really religious at all, or are of a different religion, it's a turn-off, and odd. There's something that really rankles people (including me) about the "Elect me, I love Jesus" gambit. What does that have to do with anything?)

Other clips are here.


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