Saturday, September 20, 2008

Washington Post Scoffs at Christians AND The Almighty

The most widely syndicated political cartoonist in the world took aim at GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin recently, not for her politics, but for her faith.

-- From "Cartoon mocks Palin's faith" © 2008 WorldNetDaily 9/19/08

Cartoonist Pat Oliphant mocked Palin by depicting her speaking "in tongues," a believed spiritual prayer language sometimes practiced by members of Pentecostal congregations, such as Palin's former Assemblies of God church.

"The cartoon is despicable," said Dr. George O. Wood, General Superintendent for The General Council of the Assemblies of God to CBN News. "Millions of Christians today follow the example of first century Christians who prayed in other tongues. The Washington Post would not think of printing a cartoon that mocked members of the Muslim or Jewish faiths. It should be ashamed."

"Furthermore," said Wood, "Sarah Palin has to my knowledge never said she prays in other tongues."

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