Jesus Metaphor

August 15, 2007

Yesterday, I had an article at Ethics Daily that noted the religious allusions used by presidential candidate Mike Huckabee at the Iowa straw poll. Last night, Jon Stewart played a clip of one of Huckabee's lines that I also quoted. Huckabee compared his surprise second place finish to a miracle of Jesus. Stewart hilariously questioned the metaphor by suggesting that surely Jesus could have actually won the event! Here is his whole segment about the straw poll: