Supposed Heir

Last night the local Chicago news did a “report” from a South Side restaurant that Barack Obama used to frequent. The patrons, rabid Obama supporters, called Republicans “reptilian,” “anti-American,” and those who care only about money. I wonder where these boobs picked up the divisive, hateful rhetoric? The reporter, noting the “historic” nature of the president’s re-election and second inauguration, said nothing about the irony of the supposed heir to Martin Luther King Jr., inaugurated on King Day, spreading envy and divisiveness everywhere he goes–in direct contradiction to the message that King so powerfully preached.

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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