Posts tagged "KRISTOF-WATCH"

Virgins and Whores

Mary Valle: Nick Kristof continues his "nuns rock!" crusade to convince everyone that it's not all Catholics that are like that. Just some. Point taken, Mr. Krisof, but this good Catholics/bad Catholics line of thinking is a little worrisome. It's like "No, you're not a slut, you're a real woman," or "There are black...

Ultimate Concerns

Nicholas Kristof is at it again. Sometime in the last couple of years, The New York Times columnist found God. Not in the sense of getting religion, but as — stop the presses! — the biggest story of the year. It started with a column noting that while newsrooms tend to be indifferent toward religion, many people on...

The “God Gulf” at The New York Times

In a bold attempt to coin a new catchphrase, Nicholas Kristof of The New York Timeswrites of the “God gulf” between liberal and conservative Americans. A “red state/blue state divide,” he claims, “overlaps an evangelical/secular divide.” Citing a study from The Pew Research Center, Kristof claims that the growing number of Americans who believe in God necessarily correlates with the segment...