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Thursday, May 19, 2005

The Virtuous Rev. Sharpton

When the Rev. Al Sharpton steps forward to speak to an issue related to moral righteousness and public decency, people of good faith are obliged to do three things: One: stop laughing — or at least try to bring the laughter under control, or at least stop rolling around on the floor. Two: ponder Rev. Sharpton's extraordinary credentials for public commentary on ethical concerns. Three: seriously, we need you to try to stop laughing. (This applies to snickers, guffaws, and chortles — you, in the back row, please.)