The Washington Post has printed this cartoon poking fun of Sarah Palin’s former Pentecostalism. Brody has the understandably indignant response from the Assemblies of God.
A reader notes that it was washingtonpost.com, not the paper’s print edition, that carried the cartoon. Post ombudsmand Deborah Howell alludes to the disctinction in her explanation of the incident
, which strikes God-o-Meter as slippery; she doesn’t stand by the cartoon or denounce it. After receiving 350 letters about it, shouldn’t the Post offer some time of defense–or apology?