Perhaps the christian right should quit thumping their bibles and open them up and read them.
The book of proverbs lists " 6 things the lord hates and one his soul detests , namely, haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that devises wicked plots, feet that are swift to run into mischief, a deceitful witness that uttereth lies, and him that soweth discord among brethren."
I was thinking of the seven deadly sins first with regard to Karl Rove. Every time I saw him on the news he reminded me of gluttony and sloth. Actually he reminded me of the pillsbury doughboy because he always seemed so pasty-white and shapeless, not even all that heavy of a guy, but with this oozing, amorphous, complete lack of muscle tone as though he had never done an honest day's work in his entire life. From all reports, he also has a heart that devises wicked plots.
After I got done thinking about that, I realized that there was a perfect cast of characters for a modern version of the seven deadly sins: Glen Beck, George Bush, Dick Cheney, Sean Hannity, Rush Limbaugh, Bill O'Reilly and Karl Rove. How perfect; just enough sins to go around. And who among them has not or is not sowing discord among brethren?
The seven deadly sins are generally listed as Lust, gluttony, greed, sloth, wrath, envy and pride.
Pride is also sometimes called vainglory. George Bush standing on the aircraft carrier declaring victory would have to be called vainglory.
None of these guys are even remotely sexy, but I would have to award lust to O'Reilly, and wrath to Dick Cheney. Rush limbaugh competes really hard with Karl Rove for gluttony and sloth, so they get to share. I will award greed to Sean Hannity, because greed can also be defined as avarice which includes disloyalty, deliberate betrayal, or treason. When DO we all get around to acknowledging how treasonous all these media bastards are ? They are relentlessly working against President Obama , ignoring the wishes and the voice of the vast majority who voted for our president.
Glen Beck surely deserves envy. "Those who commit the sin of envy resent that another person has something that they perceive themselves as lacking ; they wish the other person to be deprived of it." I think Glen Beck cries because something beautiful has come into the world and he realizes he can never be a part of it, so he will just try and destroy it instead.