Oops: Wrong Ark Keith!

From the Religious Illiteracy Department. Last night, on his MSNBC television show, Keith Olbermann taunted a Republican candidate - I forget where the candidate was from - who claimed he had seen the Ark of the Covenant in Arizona. Okay, so that is a bit bizarre. But, then Olbermann made this joke: "In Arizona? I hope the animals had their papers." Alas, the Ark of the Covenant and Noah's Ark are different arks Mr. Olbermann.

Michael Sean Winters

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Bill Collier
8 years ago
Olbermann would have been clear on his Ark distinctions if only he had watched those Old Testament classics "Raiders of the Lost Ark" and "Evan Almighty." ;)
Jim McCrea
8 years ago
C'mon - do you think that KO paid attention in his Bar Mitzvah classes?  Maybe they didn't deal with Hebrew Scripture history, just learning how to recite the Torah passages in Hebrew.
 
I say this only because I THINK he has alluded to being Jewish in the past.
8 years ago
Naw, 'he was raised Unitarian'; an Ark is an Ark whether it floats or is rolled. no dogma here.
8 years ago
Does anyone still watch MSNBC?
Bill Collier
8 years ago
Does anyone still watch Fox? (Not me.) :)

Actually, I'm not an Olbermann fan either.

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