Driving a Metaphor Into the Ditch
Mark DanielsMark Daniels is a broadcasting veteran of more than 30 years, and currently serves as the Programming and Marketing Manager of WFIL/WNTP in Philadelphia. His daily talk show and On the Mark commentaries have consistently won top honors from the PA Association of Broadcasters, as well as past awards from the Philadelphia Press Association, Excellence in Media, and others. Daniels serves as host of the nationally-syndicated Christian ministry program, The Bible Study Hour with Dr. James Montgomery Boice. He is a church elder and Bible conference president. Mark Daniels can be heard weekdays at 4pm ET on www.wfil.com, and The Mark Daniels Show can be seen weekly on WBPH-TV 60 (WBPH.org).
- 2010 Oct 29
CNN and NBC have been gently mocking President Obama for his recurrent metaphor about the economy being "a car that Republicans drove into a ditch." Sunday, former comedy writer and current
Problem is, a few things are missing from Senator Franken's metaphor. First: what caused the "car of our economy" to careen off the road in the first place? It was a runaway semi truck called "Fannie and Freddie," that was carelessly built (without brakes) by community organizers in
Something tells me that—in just a few days—they'll get their chance.