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Holy greasing of the wheel, er, ass for the Alito hearings

Can we round up these insane bible beaters now? These are the batsh*t supporters of Strip Search Sammy Alito and Bush – the crazies got into the hearing room and put holy oil on the seats where the principals will sit at the hearings to ensure confirmation.

No offense to voodoo practitioners, but this sort of BS conjures up visions of folks with pins and a doll of the Dems on the Senate Judiciary Committee at this point. (WSJ):

Insisting that God “certainly needs to be involved” in the Supreme Court confirmation process, three Christian ministers today blessed the doors of the hearing room where Senate Judiciary Committee members will begin considering the nomination of Judge Samuel Alito on Monday.

Capitol Hill police barred them from entering the room to continue what they called a consecration service. But in a bit of one-upsmanship, the three announced that they had let themselves in a day earlier, touching holy oil to the seats where Judge Alito, the senators, witnesses, Senate staffers and the press will sit, and praying for each of the 13 committee members by name.

We did adequately apply oil to all the seats,” said the Rev. Rob Schenck, who identified himself as an evangelical Christian and as president of the National Clergy Council in Washington.

Schenck: “God…is interested in what goes on in the nomination hearings.” Photo: By Susan Biddle — The Washington Post

Hey, maybe we’ll see a pulsa denura to curse any opponents of Alito for good measure.

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