The Value of Prayer in the Twenty-First Century

Detail of frame from Durarara!!!

It is a straightforward headline: “Politicians Can’t Pass Actual Laws to Stop Gun Violence, So They Tweet Prayerfully”. And HuffPo’s Sam Stein and Arthur Delaney deliver the goods.

All of which reminds the basic point: Prayer is something to do if you cannot or will not do anything more useful.


Your … ¿Tweet? … of the Day?

In truth, I haven’t any criteria for a Tweet of the Day, but, still:

Question: Do you really want to know what that means?

Still, though, Pfeiffer’s response is well pointed; given the nature and potentials of this (ahem!) “scandal”, it does not seem anything the White House would want to touch with a ten-foot pole, proverbial or otherwise.