Rick Warren is one of the most high-profile religious leaders in America. If you’re not familiar, he’s the head of the Saddleback mega-church in California and an author who apparently is on somewhat friendly terms with President Obama.  But I think that’s about to change as Warren is going to bat for the Republican uber-conservatives. While that would usually get me riled up as a pundit, this time I’m getting steamed as a parent.

One quality I think most of us like in any religious leader is compassion, especially for people in need. This week it seems as if Warren is missing that part of being a minister, and is instead channeling his inner Marie Antoinette.  How so?  You can read the rest of my thoughts on keeping Warren’s less-than-charitable thoughts about the poor from our kids at my weekly column at Babble Voices.

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