Aspiring Hypocrite

The ethically challenged Illinois Democratic senatorial candidate, Alexi Giannoulias, is ripping his opponent, Rep. Mark Kirk, as a “Washington insider.” This doesn’t work on at least two levels. First, he plays hoops with Barack Obama, so you can’t get much more inside than that. Second, Giannoulias is trying to become a Washington insider, which is precisely what he is criticizing Kirk for. So the best you can say about Giannoulias is that he is aspiring to be a hypocrite.

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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