Haven’t done a Thought for the Day for a while – too busy with Lambeth and other stuff. So here is one about Sarah Palin. We went to Glasgow last night and I became convinced that she was going to blow up and resign before I could get it delivered [ouch!] at 7.20 this morning.
One of the best things about what clergy and bishops do is that we move at all sorts of levels in society. I know that much of what I deal with can be a bit shambolic. What interests me is that every other level that I visit is equally shambolic. Was she vetted? Well they may have short-circuited the processes a bit. How well did John McCain know her before naming her as his running mate. Well they had spoken twice.
I know she is the darling of the Christian right. But I think she will cost him the election. Not – by the way – because of the sad story of her daughter or anything like that. More because of that scary feeling that we may not yet know everything that there is to know.
Best to you,
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