Democrats and Funerals
First it was the Paul Wellstone memorial in Minnesota. Then it was the Rosa Parks funeral in Detroit. And today it was the Coretta Scott King funeral in Atlanta. What is it about democrats turning funerals into angry and sometimes hateful political rallies?
Today, instead of celebrating the life of Mrs. King — as President Clinton and several others did — the “reverend” Joseph Lowery and Jimmy Carter decided to use the occasion to take shots at President Bush. What amazes me is that these two men claim to be followers of Jesus. I’ve lost any respect I ever had for Jimmy Carter.
That’s not to say that it is somehow “unChristian” to criticize a president. Certainly it is not. But there is a time and a place for that. The funeral of a good woman is neither the time nor the place.
Of course the “spectators” at the funeral loved the political rhetoric by the angry democrats. President Bush was courageous to step into that den of vipers.