Mitt Romney, quoting Dr. King: ‘Without dependence on God’ effective social change isn’t possible

“Without dependence on God,” as Dr. King said, “our efforts turn to ashes and our sunrises into darkest night. Unless his spirit pervades our lives, we find only what G. K. Chesterton called ‘cures that don’t cure, blessings that don’t bless, and solutions that don’t solve.’”

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July 14, 2012 · 8:43 pm

2 responses to “Mitt Romney, quoting Dr. King: ‘Without dependence on God’ effective social change isn’t possible

  1. Seriously?!?
    “Let them pray.” is the new “Let them eat cake.”?
    Dr. King was a republican back then, he certainly would NOT be one today.

    • I like your simile and in many ways it is correct, particularly in the political realm. Politicians pander to whomever can get them over the top, in this case the NAACP. When doing so, the politicians pull out any person meaningful to that group and quote him even if the politician disagrees with the majority of what that significant person proposed. Although we will never know, you are probably right about Dr. King’s affiliation, ironically though, I’m not sure he would want to affiliate with either party as they stand.