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John MCain Is Approaching Holiness

BARACK Obama might be the Messiah, but John MCain is approaching holiness.

In “Clean Hands and a Pure Heart” David Gelernter writes in the Weekly Standard:

Granting the importance of the topic, the difference in moral stature between presidential candidates has rarely been as enormous as it is today–not (or not only) because Obama’s is so small but because McCain’s is so large.

There is no single English word for McCain the hero, the moral entity. But in Hebrew he would be called a tsaddik–a man of such nobility and moral substance that he approaches holiness.

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Posted: 28th, October 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment (1)