Jimmy Fallon explains:
The website Vocativ analyzed every Oscar acceptance speech archived on the Academy Award website — all 1,396 of them — to find out who has been thanked more than anyone else.
God didn’t even finish in the top 5.
When we talk about invocations at government meetings, we know the reality of the situation is that they are almost all Christian prayers… with an occasional non-Christian thrown in there to keep things legal.
But the North Dakota District 24 Republicans found reason to freak out when Dr. Nadim Koleilat, a local Muslim leader, was scheduled to deliver the House invocation this past Wednesday. Ash Wednesday. So not only was he supposed to deliver his prayer on a Christian holiday, he was a Muslim delivering what we all know is supposed to be a Christian prayer.
Spokesperson Dan Johnston couldn’t believe it:
Last week, Wisconsin Governor and likely presidential hopeful Scott Walker embarrassed himself in an interview when he responses to a question about whether or not he accepts evolution by saying, “I’m going to punt on that one as well… That’s a question a politician shouldn’t be involved in one way or the other.”