A few years ago, the father of one of my friends was trying his hand at internet dating. Rather than go the traditional, secular route, he decided to try his hand on a Christian dating website. It needs to be pointed out here that it may not be possible, using modern calendars and time keeping devices to pinpoint, with any degree of accuracy, when he last set foot inside a church.
One of the questions people are asked as part of their profile on this site is "Name your favorite Bible Passage."
His answer: "All of them."
Have you ever talked to someone who was trying to convince you how cool they were by telling you how much they loved Jazz?
Them: "Yeah, I love Jazz. Miles Davis is great."
You: "I totally agree, what’s your favorite album?"
Them: Long Pause "Oh, they’re all so good. I can’t pick a favorite. I like all of them."
This story came to mind after the latest installment of the Least helpful interview anyone has given since Bob Knight talked to Connie Chung about rape.
Katie Couric asked Sarah Palin which newspapers she read to stay informed. The following exchange took place.
Palin: I’ve read most of them, again with a great appreciation for the press, for the media.
Couric: What, specifically?
Palin: Um, all of them, any of them that have been in front of me all these years.
Couric: Can you name a few?
Palin: I have a vast variety of sources where we get our news, too.
Alaska isn’t a foreign country, where it’s kind of suggested, “Wow, how
could you keep in touch with what the rest of Washington, D.C., may be
thinking when you live up there in Alaska?” Believe me, Alaska is like
a microcosm of America.