Dan Phillips over at the PyroManiacs blog asks us to imagine…
Suppose political reporters wanted to pretend to be anything vaguely approximating even-handed.
Hey, I said suppose. Stop laughing. Use your imagination, and work with me here.
We know they’re going to ask every Republican presidential candidate deep and probing vital-issue-of-the-day questions like:
- Should “gays” be stoned?
- Would you go to a “gay” “wedding” if you were invited?
- Would you go to a “gay” “wedding” if it were your son or daughter?
- Is being “gay” a choice?
…and so forth. I don’t need to do their work for them.
So what if they were even to pretend to be even-handed on this issue? What questions could they ask of the Democratic candidates?
I’m absolutely serious about these, and I’ve come up with the lot of them on the run, without even breaking a sweat. Here goes:
He goes on to offer some questions that highlight the real differences between the ethical perspective of a genuinely Christian morality (also known as moral sanity) and the default ethical position assumed (and promoted) by the popular news media. Enjoy.