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January 6th, 2006  |  Published in old and busted  |  1 Comment

Ministers Say They Blessed Seats Ahead of Alito Hearing:

> “Insisting that God ‘certainly needs to be involved’ in the Supreme Court confirmation process, three Christian ministers today blessed the doors of the hearing room where Senate Judiciary Committee members will begin considering the nomination of Judge Samuel Alito on Monday.

> “Capitol Hill police barred them from entering the room to continue what they called a consecration service. But in a bit of one-upsmanship, the three announced that they had let themselves in a day earlier, touching holy oil to the seats where Judge Alito, the senators, witnesses, Senate staffers and the press will sit, and praying for each of the 13 committee members by name.

> “‘We did adequately apply oil to all the seats,’ said the Rev. Rob Schenck, who identified himself as an evangelical Christian and as president of the National Clergy Council in Washington.”

Where “adequately” = enough to get the super jeebus power flowing through their buttocks, but not so much that they slide around sensuously or get stains on their pants.

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