Radar: More Carrie Prejean videos?

posted at 9:33 pm on November 13, 2009 by Allahpundit

Such is the level of indignation on the right at the left’s nastiness towards her and those who might abet it that I got yelled at by a friend last night for posting this. Now Radar gives us something new, which isn’t the only claim out there that she’s made more than one “biggest mistake of my life.” I understand the defensiveness on her behalf — search the archives and you’ll see that I’ve written plenty in her favor — but I also get Ace’s exasperation:

My problem, instead, is that she has enlisted supporters, such as myself, to support her in her legal/PR campaign, on the theory that the California pageant had nothing legitimate to boot her out on, and that only anti-Christian animus could explain their behavior, when in fact… well, first the photos, which were racy, but I excused and defended. And then, well, the masturbation tape, which I kept quiet about.

And now… the other seven masturbation tapes…

She knew all this stuff was out there, she knew it was coming out, etc., and yet I and many of her supporters have been impressed into duty as her defenders through deception.

Because it wasn’t ever true that there was no reason, save anti-Christian animus, to kick her out of the pageant organization. A masturbation tape is, well. I’m not really offended by it but other pageant-hopefuls have gotten the boot for the same thing, and even a lot less.

So what do I feel about her? I feel she chumped me in order to advance her own legal interests…

Whether she has anything more interesting to say is up to her. But the Perez Hilton/pageant stuff? I really don’t care to hear how unfair it all was anymore. It was unfair, and a book deal was gotten out of that; that’s enough. A book deal can bandage up a lot of wounds.

I’m wondering if he’s in the minority on that or if sentiment is spreading that her defenders, in some way, have been had. I agree with him (and said so yesterday) that the left’s “hypocrisy” charge is overblown, for the simple reason that Christians don’t claim to be perfect. On the contrary, it’s the fact that they’re imperfect and prone to “stray from the path,” as we all are, that draws them towards redemption in the faith. There does, however, come a point where you stray so far from the path or so frequently that your commitment to it comes into question. For example, an atheist in a foxhole might be forgiven for saying a prayer in a moment of panic, while he’s being shot at. An atheist who prays any time he’s in a tough spot … simply ain’t much of an atheist. Has CP reached that point (yet) in Christian/conservative opinion or is her line of credit essentially limitless”?


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By holding you strictly to the command of scripture. I’m hardly mocking it.

By twisting and perverted and interpreting for your own ends, it’s more appropriate for you to be considered the one mocking.

“Go not beyond what is written”, apacalyps. It’s comical now that you’re so afraid of this verse that you haven’t be able to address it and have avoided it at all costs. It’s pretty obvious to the outside observer why you’re doing this.

I’ve seen few to equal your hubris and dishonesty, apacalyps.

Jason Coleman on November 21, 2009 at 10:04 AM

Jesus said, “whosoever shall offend (cause to stumble) one of these little ones (children) that believe in me (ie, teach them that masturbating is not a sin), it is better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he were cast into the sea.” Mark 9:42

apacalyps on November 21, 2009 at 10:37 PM

It is pretty rare to see parentheses in the Bible.

Offend doesn’t mean what you think it means. Especially not in Hebrew, Aramaic or Greek.

“GO NOT BEYOND WHAT IS WRITTEN” you seem so hell bent on following what you think is the word and then you blatantly ignore this direct and simple command. I wonder why?

Jason Coleman on November 22, 2009 at 1:20 AM

“A faithful witness will not lie: but a false witness will utter lies.” Proverbs 14:5

apacalyps on November 22, 2009 at 3:10 AM

You keep on throwing stuff out there at random. Maybe one day you’ll actually come across it yourself.

“Go not beyond what is written.”

Don’t you feel kind of foolish running from that one little verse?

Jason Coleman on November 22, 2009 at 6:33 AM

“Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are his delight.” Proverbs 12:22

apacalyps on November 22, 2009 at 7:56 PM

I’m not the one re-writing scripture, apacalyps, you might want to look in the mirror for that one.

“Go not beyond what is written.”

Jason Coleman on November 24, 2009 at 12:44 AM

“A fool’s mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.” Proverbs 18:7

apacalyps on November 24, 2009 at 11:58 PM

Yes, that’s a good verse, and it’s very apropos, you’re being the fool by twisting scripture, re-writing it for your own ends and ascribing to scripture things which simply aren’t there.

Keep quoting, you’re still not making any sense.

“go not beyond what is written”

Jason Coleman on November 25, 2009 at 12:59 AM

Definitions of insane:

* adjective: afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement

Example: “Was declared insane”

* adjective: very foolish

Example: “Took insane risks with his eternal life”

apacalyps on November 25, 2009 at 5:39 PM

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