But one thing in particular set my teeth on edge. She believes and encourages "understanding." But apparently, her form of understanding boils down to what these nonbelievers need to understand: "we are a democracy, and the majority of this nation believes in God. And therefore we are under God."
This *really* pissed me off, because I try so very hard to understand my own fragile existence, raised as I was in the white, protestant middle class, among the rest of the nonwhite, nonprotestant, nonmiddleclass world. I work in North Philly after all. But can you just imagine what people would say if we cast that as "we are a democracy, and the majority of this nation is WHITE? and therefore...."