(News from various sources: The Israeli paper Maariv obtains the note Obama left at the Western Wall in
Protect my family and me. Forgive me my sins and help me guard against pride and despair.
Give me the wisdom to do what is right and just.
And make me an instrument of your will.
The paper reports that the note was taken by a yeshiva student who was at the wall at the time — a mark of how virtually nothing remains private. The rabbi of the Western Wall, also known as the Wailing Wall, condemned its publication)
Neocon reactions… overheard by my roving ears…
Rush Limbaugh: Folks, you won’t believe this!! This funny negro, Obama, has actually sinned in his lifetime and the liberal media has never reported it!!!
Sean Hannity: There is worse Rush! He is praying to be protected against pride and despair. That surely means he is humanly vulnerable to those negative attributes!
Lou Dobbs: I’ am not out to get him but he prays for wisdom in
Bill O’Reilly: He wants to be right and just. That’s completely presumptuous and arrogant, if you ask me. Only citizens of the no spin zone are just and righteous.
Laura Ingraham: I can’t believe this negro! He asks for everything except patriotism! Is patriotism not the only virtue any patriotic American should pray for?
Karl Rove: I don’t know how to say this without risking charges of anti-semitism. But I’ll say it. He is in
Ann Coulter: Folks, what are we waiting for? Let’s send these talking points to the McCain campaign!