Barney Frank: Choosing Rick Warren ‘A Mistake’

“President-elect Barack Obama shouldn’t have selected Rick Warren to deliver the inaugural invocation because the evangelical pastor has made offensive comments about gays, said Representative Barney Frank. ‘Giving that kind of mark of approval and honor to someone who has frankly spoken in ways I and many others have found personally very offensive, I thought that was a mistake for the president-elect to do,’ said Frank, a Massachusetts Democrat, [yesterday] on CNN’s Late Edition.” [Bloomberg]