O ye gods! WPost blazes trail in AP heresy (updated)

A reading, according to the Stylebook of the Associated Press. Let us attend. gods and goddesses Capitalize God in references to the deity of all monotheistic religions. Capitalize all noun references to the deity: God the Father, Holy Ghost, Holy Spirit, etc. … Lowercase gods and goddesses in reference to the deities of polytheistic religions. [Read More...]

God’s role in Mark Sanford’s redemption story

God — and South Carolina voters — decided Tuesday to give disgraced former Gov. Mark Sanford a second chance. At least that’s the impression left by news coverage of the state’s most famous adulterer, who won back his old seat in Congress with 54 percent of the vote. The war-size headline on the front page [Read More...]

Buddhism and horse-race politics

Campaign journalism is a favorite of reporters and readers alike. I am not a fan, finding the horse-race coverage to be frustrating. But with just one campaign of national interest right now, it’s bearable. The Associated Press reports: It’s now up to voters render a verdict on former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford’s quest for [Read More...]


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