Rev. Jay Scott Newman of St Mary's Catholic Church, Greenville, wrote to parishioners telling them they must do penance if they voted for Barack Obama
Barack Obama's election may have been met with celebrations around the world, but for some Americans his honeymoon is over before he has even taken office. Disgruntled conservatives are making plans to oppose his every move over the next four years, and - patricularly in some parts of the South - emotions are running high, sometimes spilling over into outright hostility.H/t to Peter Masundire.
Liberal blogger John Lorenz, of opednews.com, complained: "The public has spoken. These reactionaries can't just simply shut up, even for a while, and allow the graceful transfer of power."