Salon’s Mike Madden notes that the Values Voters Summit, which features Minnesota’s conservative heavyweights Rep. Michele Bachmann and Gov. Tim Pawlenty, is being held on Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year and a religiously prescribed day of rest.
“Does the [Family Research Council] think Jews don’t have values? Or was this just the only fall weekend they could get into the Omni Shoreham hotel?” asks Madden.
Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown Friday, which gives folks just enough time to watch Pawlenty and Bachmann. Bachmann will be speaking sometime between 8:45 am and noon on Friday, and Pawlenty’s speech could get squeezed in right before sundown between 7 and 9:30 pm.
The entire summit will be webcast at action.afa.net.
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