When I spend 10 minutes stretching my back on my inversion table I often read poetry or old cartoon books. This is from Tom Toles’ Mr. Gazoo: A Cartoon History of the Reagan Era, 1987.
Ronald Reagan (runninng up the steps into a cathedral-like church building): Politics and religion DO mix.
RR (sitting in a pew in the empty building): I need something to bash Mondale with.
Voice from Above: Love your enemy.
RR: That’s no good. Something else.
VA: Whatever you do for the least of these you do for me.
RR: Nope. Try again.
VA: It’s easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven.
RR: (sitting silent)
RR (running out of the building): Of course, religioin shouldn’t be FORCED on anybody.
RR: Now I remember why I never go in there.
You know, we could substitute a lot of different people for the RR character in this little scenario.