Richard Cohen – Obama’s Choice of Rick Warren Ruined a Party
Warren On? Party Off.
By Richard Cohen
Tuesday, December 23, 2008
Not that he was planning to attend, but Barack Obama should know that my sister’s inauguration night party — the one for which she was preparing Obama Punch — has been canceled. The notice went out over the weekend, by e-mail and word of mouth, that Obama’s choice of Rick Warren to give the inaugural invocation had simply ruined the party. Warren is anti-gay, and my sister, not to put too fine a point on it, is not. She’s gay.