Every now and then, deep inside my cynical misanthropic soul, a faint glimmer of hope for humanity starts to glow.
And sometimes that spark burns brightly enough that not even the internet can diminish it.
When that happens, I turn to the letters to the editor section of my local newspaper and that spark is duly extinguished and order is once again restored.
So, imagine my total lack of surprise when I read the following in the paper on May 27th.
Barack Hussein Obama - 666 - need I say more? - A vote for Obama is a vote for the Anti-Christ. This is a fact.O.o
-- Jay Meyers
Even if one is inclined to grant the mythology- and numerology-fueled delusions upon which his premise is based, one can't help but point out that "Hussein" is spelled with 7 letters and "Obama" is spelled with 5. So at worst, it's really 675.
To his credit however, it does not appear that he believes that Obama is a Muslim or is unaware of the proper orientation for a telephone receiver.