"Jesus was not a bigot"

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Today's L.A. Times letter to the editor, because our voices matter:

Chimp slip

Re "O.C. Republican slammed for Obama-chimp email," April 17, and "Sender of email issues an apology," April 19

So an NPR executive is caught in a "sting" with two phony Saudi businessmen agreeing that the "tea party" is racist, and he loses his job. An Orange County GOP leader sends out an email portraying President Obama and his parents as chimpanzees, and there is no resignation or firing of the official, Marilyn Davenport.

In her defense, Davenport did issue a non-apology apology, in which she claims she is a devout Christian and lives her life in a Christ-like manner.

Here's a news flash for Davenport and her GOP supporters: Jesus was not a bigot.


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  • http://twitter.com/BoomerJack Jack M. Boardman

    "I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ." -- Mahatma Gandhi