Y’see, he was never *actually* the Son of God. There’s your problem right there.
This is exceptionally telling. And a great biblical reference to boot.
He never really walked on water. He just knew where some of the stones were.
More like he had people underneath the water holding him up.
Mein schadenfreude zeigt.
In Oct. 2008, I recall the editors of The Economist noting that the US was on the verge of electing the least vetted candidate in our history.
Five years later, the new boss, a 2 year US senator and a nondistinct state senator from Illinois is in many ways the same as the old boss: too big to fail banks remain so; the US is remains heavily involved militarily in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia; in the name of security journalists, gov’t whistieblowers, and allies are targets for scrutiny, etc.
His only achievement has to make rich people feel better about themselves, for a while, by portraying the Church as (rightfully so) a threat to their power and wealth and attacking them.
Recall The Economist putting part of a well-meant but puerile Obama speech about the elimination of atomic weapons on their cover as if it were deeply important and profound… or did I imagine that? They seem to have had great hopes for him.