Beating a Dead Corpse?

At the National Prayer Breakfast this week President Obama twice mispronounced corps as corpse. While those on the left (including the media) no doubt will say that this display of the commander-in-chief’s ignorance about the Marine Corps is no big deal, they said something else entirely about Dan Quayle’s misspelling of potato. They said the vice president’s mistake, which is less egregious than Obama’s latest gaffe, had everything to do with his intelligence and fitness for office. So if they decide to give Obama a pass, they will have to send the former vice president an apology. That’s spelled A-P-O-L-O-G-Y.

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 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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