I’m sure that Presidential candidates look forward to pastoral endorsements just as they look forward to proctological exams. Truth be told, they probably wish ministers would drink a nice big cup of STHU and stay out of politics. No doubt John McCain had similar–even saltier–words (off camera of course) for John Hagee and Rod Parsley.
Then there is Barack Obama (D-IL), who seems to need a pastor on his team. When his longtime pastor–Jeremiah Wright–suddenly became to radical for Obama’s electoral hopes, the magic one ditched him.
Now, it seems that his new pastoral support, Catholic priest Michael Pfleger, has also contracted foot-in-mouth disease.