Tuesday, March 29, 2016

The Heresy and Evangelism of Bernie Sanders

Via The Village Voice: "Asked about his religious life by CNN's Chris Cuomo during the February 23 South Carolina town hall, Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders distinguished himself from his competition by declining to praise the God of Abraham. Instead, in his signature phlegmatic Brooklyn staccato, the senator discussed universal human solidarity, lifting his arms for emphasis: "We are in this togetha.

""That's not just words," he continued. "The truth is, at some level, when you hurt, when your children hurt, I hurt. I hurt. And when my kids hurt, you hurt. I believe that what human nature is about is that everybody in this room impacts everybody else in all kinds of ways that we can't even understand.

""It's beyond intellect," he concluded. "It's a spiritual, emotional thing."" Read the article: The Heresy and Evangelism of Bernie Sanders by Jesse Alexander Myerson, March 29, 2016 Village Voice