Column by Hal Walter
Mountan Life – December 2000 – Colorado Central Magazine
“Our priorities is our faith.”
— G.W. Bush, Greensboro, N.C., Oct. 10, 2000
ON THE MORNING AFTER the alleged election, I nearly set my house ablaze.
It wasn’t because a minority of Americans had apparently elected a new president who does not always display a grasp of subject-verb agreement. It was simply because I had become too distracted by CNN, the Internet, morning dishes, e-mail, braying jackasses, and the never-ceasing ring of the telephone to pay attention to the smoke signals that were coming out of my chimney, as though the college of cardinals had convened inside to elect a pope.