Diogenes’ Middle Finger:
Monday evening, a crowd of several hundred people milled around one of the entertainment industries temples, the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, surrounded by blue light and a floor full of pink balloons. Some guests came in flower crowns, one wore Mickey Mouse ears decked out as giant purple orbs. They were there to see Marianne Williamson, friend of Oprah, metaphysical guru, longtime lecturer on a “spiritual psychotherapy” guidebook allegedly dictated by Jesus, and 2020 presidential candidate.
The spiritual guru-cum-presidential candidate, who loves Avatar way more than anyone should, has inspired a rash of Rabelaisian tweets and head-scratching op-eds, including a doozy from the Washington Post titled “Marianne Williamson is the only true anti-Trump,” with the author opining that the bestselling author of A Return to Love possesses many of candidate Trump’s so-called “strengths,” including: “no political relationships yoking her to an ossified party consensus, no policy experience.” more here