James Dobson to Barack Obama: Guess Who's Not Coming to Dinner

In a June 24 article by former Denver Post religion writer Eric Gorski, who's currently writing (and kicking ass) for the Associated Press, Focus on the Family spokesman Tom Minnery said that an aide for Barack Obama recently suggested a sit-down at the evangelical organization's Colorado Springs HQ. Doubt something like that will happen now. In a June 24 broadcast that was leaked to the AP in advance, Focus frontman James Dobson suggests that in some of his remarks, Obama "is dragging Biblical understanding through the gutter."

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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