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God and Man at the Staples Center

Don’t miss Mollie Hemingway at Get Religion discussing the “spiritual” overtones of the Jacko memorial service, especially the notion that the “King of Pop” was presented as a Christ-like figure, a savior and healer who was persecuted and died prematurely.

The only thing stranger than that notion is Al Sharpton thanking Michael Jackson for healing racial divisions. Sharpton can’t even keep from aggravating racial divisions as he chases the ambulance of this occasion.

Tim GrahamTim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...


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