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"Nancy Pelosi is not Haman, Barack Obama is not King Ahashuerus, and John Boehner is certainly not Queen Esther." – Rep. Barney Frank, on Republican attempts to make voters believe that the Democratic Congress is causing trouble.

In Salon fashion, Mike Madden takes the biblical analogies even further by calling the three Senators who joined Democrats on the stimulus bill modern-day Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego.

I heard Esther references about Sarah Palin when she was first nominated. When Christian conservatives defended why Palin could run for vice president but couldn't preach in the pulpit, many of them used the example of Deborah.

Photo: Tiffany Dupont as Queen Esther in "One Night with the King."

(Correction: Mike Madden wrote the Salon post)

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Posted:February 13, 2009 at 11:42AM
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