Monday, December 22, 2008

Barney Frank: Rick Warren at Inauguration a Mistake

I agree with Frank. Warren thinks gay people are less than human. That kind of person shouldn't be participating at the inauguration. I'm still hoping he'll step aside but I think his ego is too large for that kind of humility.
WaPo: The first openly gay member of Congress said yesterday that it was a mistake for President-elect Barack Obama to invite the Rev. Rick Warren to deliver the invocation at his inauguration.

"Mr. Warren compared same-sex couples to incest. I found that deeply offensive and unfair," said Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.).

"If he was inviting the Reverend Warren to participate in a forum and to make a speech, that would be a good thing," Frank said on CNN's "Late Edition." "But being singled out to give the prayer at the inauguration is a high honor. It has traditionally been given as a mark of great respect. And, yes, I think it was wrong to single him out for this mark of respect."

Warren is essentially ignorant: