Penn Jillette On Atheism And The 2012 Election

Though the titled “An Atheist’s Guide to the 2012 Election,” the above video is actually quite a lot more than the title would have you think.  In it, the always gregarious and often funny Penn Jillette (the Penn half of magic and comedy duo Penn & Teller in case you’re Amish) pokes fun at obvious subjects like Rick Perry, Mitt Romney, and Michele Bachmann.  But he also calls out fellow atheists on the idiocy of believing Obama is some sort of closet atheist and makes several other interesting detours along the way.  I especially like the part about how the word “Christian” didn’t really come to encapsulate a movement until after Roe Vs. Wade.  It’s 20 minutes well spent.


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