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January 20, 2008

Your Turn: Hallowed Be Thy Name

Huckabee-Autograph-Bible

I saw this on Saturday’s front page, and I’ve got some questions:

Is Mike “just” signing autographs?  What does this say about Huck’s character?  Doesn’t the book have something to say about this?  How does the pic square with the headline?  Also, isn’t that kid just the picture of our celebrity culture?

There’s also this (another angle on above), and this.

Between Pulpit and Podium, Huckabee Straddles Fine Line (NYT)

(image: Yana Paskova/NYT. South Carolina.  January, 2007. The New York Times.  linked image 1: Alex Brandon/AP.  Sumter, S.C.  January 15, 2008.  linked 2: Alex Brandon/A.P.  Lexington, S.C.  January 15, 2008.  via YahooNews)

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