Daniel Darling, author, pastor, speaker / Posts tagged "nice things"

Saying Nice Things about People With Whom You Disagree

Can you say nice things about people with whom you disagree? On the anniversary of 9/11 I posted a nice comment on Facebook about the leadership of President Bush after 9/11. It wasn't a political statement, just a note of admiration. I was surprised at how many people (many Christians) who wrote scathing things about the President. Some were conservatives upset he wasn't conservative enough. Others were liberals who were convinced he was the 2nd coming of Hitler. I think this is a shame. I see this same dynamic when I post nice things about President Obama. Now a few words of explanation. I'm generally a conservative when it comes to politics. I didn't vote for President Obama and I'm likely to vote for a more conservative alternative in November. I'm glad our political system gives us this choice. But that doesn't mean there aren't things about President Obama to admire. So...

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