by Max Brantley
Rick Warren is better than Jerry Falwell or Pat Robertson.
So says John Brummett in his editorial this a.m. It's not saying much, but Brummett would have us cool it over Obama's choice of the fundamentalist to swear him in. And so:
And remember this: After the “amen” is said, Warren will go back to the pulpit and to write books while Obama will go the Oval Office, taking a modern and enlightened view of gays and lesbians with him. He wants civil unions, to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act and to undo the military’s policy of not asking and not telling about sexual orientation.