you know it must be Easter. CNN fulfils in spades Shea’s Iron Law of Holiday Media Coverage which states:
During Ordinary Time, take off 50 IQ points for all religion coverage in the MSM. During Christmas and Easter, crank that up to 200 IQ points deducted, and factor in naked imbecilic malice when the religion being covered is Christianity and, in particular, Catholic Christianity.
Meanwhile, those not invested in deliberately making themselves stupid about the resurrection can read N.T. Wright’s devastatingly powerful The Resurrection of the Son of God.
He is Risen indeed, corpporate media ginning up controversy in order to sell beer and shampoo notwithstanding.