Posted on | February 16, 2012 | 30 Comments
Professor Glenn Reynolds talks a lot about sex, but he’s actually thinking about politics:
I’m not much of a Santorum fan — to me, he seems like Mike Huckabee without the charm or political talent — but it’s hard not to notice the narrative jiu-jitsu here.
The “narrative jiu-jitsu” involves something I explained yesterday: It is actually a libertarian position to defend the Catholic church in this ObamaCare fight over mandatory contraception coverage. Liberals are accusing conservatives of wanting to ban contraception because conservatives are against forcing Catholic institutions to pay for contraception.
As far as the professor’s disdain for Santorum as “Huckabee without the charm”:
Also, Huckabee never promised to make me the first U.S. Ambassador to Vanuatu, which is kind of important.
Update (Smitty): linked at Daily Pundit. I’ll reply on Stacy’s post that for those who are truly grasped by Christ, preaching is about the highest possible calling. I happen to worship in a Baptist church. Thus I’ll allow that, while it is not by any means impossible that Huckabee is in fact carrying out God’s will (and I certainly can’t judge that) the whole politics/entertainment thing strikes us knuckle-dragging fanatic Baptists as just a trifle odd. No one in the New Testament became an un-Disciple. Except Judas. I view with skepticism any ordained person who segues into politics or entertainment, or, in Huckabee’s case, both.