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Orthodox? Huh? You mean like that governor of Illinois? No, nope, Ortho-what? Never heard of it…

Along the sensationalist lines of “When Dandelions Attack!” or “When Babies Eat Chili!”, I give you — “When Orthodox Christians Make the News!”

National coverage of Metropolitan Jonah’s election would have been nice, but I guess that’s not as newsworthy as a corrupt governor.

Update, 11 December 2008: One Orthodox Rod takes issue with the other.

One thing — lest we get too caught up in our own self-righteousness and outrage, I think we should be praying for Rod Blagojevich. He needs repentance, forgiveness, healing, and the love of God, just as we all do. “But he’s a corrupt slimeball!” Yes — and there but for the grace of God go I. I am the chief of sinners. “I’m not as bad as he is!” That may be. To quote Tolkien, “To sheep other sheep no doubt appear different.” Anyway — I don’t mean to be preachy, so I’ll leave it here.

By the way, when the movie gets made about Rod Blagojevich’s fall from grace, I think Mike Meyers should play him.

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2 Responses to “Orthodox? Huh? You mean like that governor of Illinois? No, nope, Ortho-what? Never heard of it…”


  1. 1 Anna 9 December 2008 at 2:46 pm

    Don’t forgetting the rioting Orthodox Christians in Greece!

  2. 2 Esteban Vázquez 9 December 2008 at 3:00 pm

    No, it’s really not as newsworthy as this.

    And hey, at least the report doesn’t say that Blagojevich is Orthodox! 😉


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