The Children’s Crusade


Our deeply moral president, who communes daily with J.C. it's told, has vetoed the State Children's Health and Insurance Program, which would provide 4 million uninsured kids of the poor and working class with health coverage. Though the Senate has the votes to override Bush's craven little hand-swipe, the House probably does not, (wonder how many of the House members who will vote 'Nay' also claim to commune with the Lord?). The Institute for Southern Studies' blog, Facing South, wrote yesterday on how this veto will hit southern children the hardest. Up next, Congress votes on revisions to Jesus's plea in Luke 18: "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.” Suggested changes to said quote include, "Let the little children come to me so that I might punt them on their fannies down-field into the holy mud" and "Children? Who likes Children?"

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