Insular presbyterians on the financial crisis

posted by Kaihsu Tai on October 7th, 2008

Yesterday, the two most prominent presbyterians in these Isles (neither of them English) spoke out:

Ian Paisley: ‘We must all, in our own way, do what we can to help one another to get some way through this very dark hour for our nation. I know that there are many beliefs in this House; my belief in God is well known and my religious convictions are known. I trust that our whole nation will turn in repentance and cry to God for an intervention so that the calamity will not come on our children and on the babes in their cots.’

Gordon Brown: ‘And that is why we back the work ethic; we support effort and enterprise and responsible risk-taking. These are the morals markets need.’

It is well known that ‘presbyterians’ is an anagram for ‘Britney Spears’. By the way, sorry for the long hiatus from me. Let me know if you want to hear about my recent adventures – things like encountering a Georgian (as in Tbilisi, not as in Atlanta) baptist archbishop, and entryism into Britain from Barack Obama’s church – please let me know.

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  1. On October 8, 2008 at 14:25 Tracy said:

    Those comments sound suitably Presbyterian!

    Okay, I’ll bite:
    >>entryism into Britain from Barack Obama’s church<<

  2. On October 8, 2008 at 15:34 Mike said:

    You should write about every one of these topics.

    (Note to readers–Kaihsu is a bit hobbled by the fact that the image uploader behind P&C is busted. I promise you that fixing this is somewhere on my To Do list….)