The essay I am about to read to you has been attributed to Andy Rooney and also to Paul Harvey. While both men over their decades-long careers said bits and pieces of the essay, neither man actually wrote the piece. The closet attribution is to a gent named Nick Gholson in a column he wrote about prayer at football games back in 1999. However, even his version is not close to word for word of what I am about to read. So why am I going to read it?
The progressive liberals use the mis-attribution as grounds to impeach the entire sentiment. If the attribution is wrong, then the essay has no meaning. Well, back in 1998, Paul Harvey read an open letter from God and in it, he read about attribution for the authors of the Bible. Does the fact that Paul wasn’t actually reading a letter from God or that man and not God wrote the Bible mean the lessons from the Bible are wrong or that God himself doesn’t exist? In today’s episode I will argue that this is exactly the point of the Progressive dogma, but first, the mis-attributed essay: