Friday, May 12, 2006

Gautama is groovy, man

Today Michelle Goldberg’s excerpt from her new book "Kingdom Coming: The Rise of Christian Nationalism" is out, as well as the new Tom Hanks movie about the super-accurate Da Vinci Code. So, I thought I’d take note of the Buddha’s birthday. I don’t know if Buddhists would find it objectionable if I put a party hat on the Buddha himself, so I figured I’d just put them on the deer and the accolytes. How’s that? (By the way, don't feed deer cake in real life. These are special, magical cakes that won't make them sick, baked by the monks in magical ovens.)