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WTF??

Yes, that's the headline on CNN right now.  However, the preview of the article states:

He's been called the anti-Christ. But Obama is a "different" kind of Christian, progressives say -- one who's challenging the religious right's grip on the national stage.
Not exactly what the headline connotes, is it?  And the article is actually positive for Obama -- about how his "progressive" faith is challenging the dominance of the religious right in national discourse.  For example, though it mentions Rev. Wright, it states that Obama's real inspiration is Martin Luther King.

But the casual reader who stops by the website (I was only there to find out what's going on with Iran -- first -- talks, then denial, then the NYT headline that there are talks. CNN had nothing!*) sees the headline about Obama being the "Wrong Kind of Christian" and probably won't read the article.

You would think the headine could be "Obama -- a Different Kind of Christian" or "Obama's Faith -- a challenge to the religious right's brand of Christianity."  And no, putting "wrong" in quotes doesn't help that headline.

Nearly two weeks before the election that's irresponsible at best.

UPDATE:  Let them know.

*What is going on?

Originally posted to Upper West on Sun Oct 21, 2012 at 08:20 AM PDT.

Also republished by Street Prophets .

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