Everhart = Everlost

Georgia Republican Party chairwoman Sue Everhart is a little confused about the concept of comparison.

Sentence 1:
"John McCain is kind of like Jesus Christ on the cross."
Sentence 2:
"I'm not trying to compare John McCain to Jesus Christ, I'm looking at the pain that was there."
And here are Merriam-Webster's definitions of the verb "compare":
1: to represent as similar : liken (shall I compare thee to a summer's day? — Shakespeare)
2 a: to examine the character or qualities of especially in order to discover resemblances or differences (compare your responses with the answers) b: to view in relation to (tall compared to me) (easy compared with the last test)
3: to inflect or modify (an adjective or adverb) according to the degrees of comparison
Long story short, Sue, if you think McCain is kind of like Christ on the cross, then you're comparing McCain to Jesus Christ, albeit in a specific scenario. No backsies.

As for the need to worship compare any political candidate to a biblical character, I think that's why a lot of other countries will continue to simply pass us by on any reasonable form of progress.

[H/T to C&L]

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