A common criticism of conservative Christians in the US like, say, the Southern Babdist Convention, is that they spend too much time talking politics, even from the pulpit. We hear, "Don't mix politics with religion, you fundies!" and our ears perk up. Maybe they're right, we think.
But of course, this post is just to point out that the SBC is not alone in doing such. The numerous, numerous examples of Democrat politicians (Hillary Rodham and John F Kerry are perhaps the most famous examples) taking the pulpit in primarily African-American churches during their big campaigns can now be joined to the explicit and bold mélange of politics and religion found in the new-and-improved, liberal offshoot of the SBC, the