Morning Briefing: November 27th, 2012
By Steve Deace
What Marco Rubio Should’ve Asked GQ
Friend of the program Timothy Daughtry, author of Waking the Sleeping Giant: How Mainstream Americans Can Beat Liberals At Their Own Game, is the latest to weigh in on the gotcha question Marco Rubio was asked about the age of the earth. Daughtry agrees with me, that conservatives are far too willing to be put on the perpetual defensive, and should ask questions of the other side to make them defend their belief system for a change. Some examples of the questions Daughtry thinks Rubio should’ve asked GQ include: If Darwin was right, then how can it be unfair for one group to impose its values on another? Or why must successful people be forced to pay their “fair share” in taxes? Darwin’s theory does not leave room for questions of fairness, only for questions of fitness. If a trait like greed exists, it must have been fit for survival. A greedy robber baron can no more be accused of injustice than a hungry lion.
All Human Governments Accountable to God
Dr. R.C. Sproul has a blog out that is a timely message following an unpopular election. Sproul says: “The function of government is to restrain evil and to maintain, uphold, and protect the sanctity of life and of property. Given this function, the Christian understands that government is ordained of God, and so Christians, first of all, are called to respect whatever it is that God institutes and ordains.” There’s more solid food there if you read the rest of it.
Jeb Bush, the Next Mitt Romney?
The answer is yes according Jeffrey Lord, a former Reagan Administration political director now writing for The American Spectator. In this must-read piece, Lord lays out the establishment playbook for Romney…err…Jeb Bush 2016, and he doesn’t even mention the fact Jeb was the governor who sat by and did nothing while his state starved Terry Schiavo to death. Share this with all your conservative friends lest we get fooled again.
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