By Tony Russell|
"Morning, Reverend! Beautiful day, isn't it?"
"That it is, that it is. 'God's in his heaven, all's right with the world,' you know."
"Looks like a busy schedule today, sir."
"Yes, but the devil finds work for idle hands, eh? Oh, before I forget, I redirected Hurricane Katrina away from our headquarters. Put that on my list of things to mention on today's broadcast, will you?"
"Certainly, sir. That will make three hurricanes you've turned away from headquarters now, won't it?"
"Let's see, I think that's right. Yes. There was Hurricane Gloria in '85, and then Felix in '95."
"Should I put out a press release on that?"
"Why don't we wait, just to make sure God doesn't change his mind. Right now it's headed toward the Gulf Coast, so I think we're okay. God should have finished carrying out my prayer by—oh, say 10 o'clock—and I can explain how I handled it on my 11 a.m. broadcast."
[Aide makes note.] "Very good, Reverend. And have you decided what progressive social movement you'd like to focus your attack on today, so I can get the researchers moving?"
"I thought maybe I'd lambaste feminists again. It's been a while, and with this Cindy Sheehan thing, maybe it's time to give them another good dose of divine wisdom." ... Read more at Tony's Blog readtonyrussell.blogspot.com