No, that moustache makes you look neither hip, nor thin.
Warren is famed for writing The Purpose Driven Life and all its very lucrative spinoffs and franchises. One of these includes a purpose driven attempt to reduce the number of US troops committing suicide addressed here earlier this month. A belief in creationism, it seems, is key.
Warren is famed for his anti-gay and anti-abortion positions. He's little more than a kinder, gentler, wider James Dobson.
I'm not happy about this, and neither is People for the American Way,
It is a grave disappointment to learn that pastor Rick Warren will give the invocation at the inauguration of Barack Obama.
Pastor Warren, while enjoying a reputation as a moderate based on his affable personality and his church's engagement on issues like AIDS in Africa, has said that the real difference between James Dobson and himself is one of tone rather than substance. He has recently compared marriage by loving and committed same-sex couples to incest and pedophilia. He has repeated the Religious Right's big lie that supporters of equality for gay Americans are out to silence pastors. He has called Christians who advance a social gospel Marxists. He is adamantly opposed to women having a legal right to choose an abortion.