I was going to leave it alone. I mean I am in my hotel, minding my own business, watching the Masters and cringing as Phil Mickelson misses another easy putt but it just keeps sitting there, taunting me. I can’t help myself. I have to write something of a response to the Easter Sunday April 12, 2009 Editorial in the Calgary Herald entitled, Easter celebrates values Canada was built on.
The editorial doesn’t really discuss these values as much as it spends time talking about how Christianity is under assault from sinister forces that believe: Anything that smacks of the Christian religion is oppressive, narrow and offensive. Nothing is offered to support the claim nor are the nefarious individuals or groups responsible identified. This is the all too familiar pattern in the Herald that prefers to indulge its delusions concerning attacks on Christianity by translating them into editorials that are extended exercises of exaggerated and self indulgent paranoia. Read the rest of this entry »