Middle America, USA: The Ironic Catholic, still musing over the possibility of running for President of the United States through her exploratory committee, has made a critical decision in determining to hire gentle bloggers to work for her proposed campaign.
"I vow to hire bloggers who imitate the hesed, or loving-kindness, of God" she announced. "I'm a uniter, not a divider...or is that division-maker...? Whatever. In any case, I stand here and tell you I will not hire any blogger who engages or has engaged in hate speech against any race or creed."
Political observers reacted to the announcement with shock. "She clearly isn't cut-throat enough for this race. She has to realize that certain statements need to be made to pander, I mean appeal, to your base. I'm not sure with her limited name recognition--what is her name anyway?--that she has the room to take the moral high road," said Drew Anton, a political analyst for whichever party is paying him at the moment.
"I'm not worried about any 'base,'" said the Ironic Catholic. "If I worry, I worry about the journey to my ultimate end, and faithfully persevering in that race. This is an eschatological campaign to live out of the abundance of God's goodness, and recognize in word and deed the inherent dignity of human beings as created in God's image."
Anton acknowledged that the prospective candidate had "theologically wonkish tendencies" that may play well in certain segments of the blogosphere.
To be continued....