Glenn Beck DC Lincoln Memorial Tea Party Rally 082810 CC OMB Throngs of protesters, activists and voters converged on the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC on Saturday. Members of the grass roots Tea Party movement ...
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Now that the dust has settled from Glenn Beck's weekend revival at the Lincoln Memorial, two messages need to be delivered loud and clear.
First: the United States of America has NEVER been a Christian nation, but there are those who would make it so, past and future.
And second: do not discount Glenn Beck becoming president of the United States.
I say these things after having sat through nearly all of the 17-part video rendering of Beck's rally this past weekend, and having read as many critiques of it---left and right---as I could find.
This rally was not about intellectual content, and it's a mistake to analyze it that way.
Its organizers kept the verbal content extremely simple: honor the military, "restore America," have faith in your churches, follow their lead, and donate generously.
Much of the real meaning was in who was missing.
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