The King's Prophets Have No Clothes

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Opinion Column by Chuck Baldwin
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Hans Christian Anderson wrote a fable in 1837. His tale involves a vain king who was preoccupied with his appearance and wardrobe. A pair of swindlers took advantage of this by pretending to be able to weave the finest cloth, which couldn't be seen by people who were either unfit for office or were particularly stupid. The king decided to have a suit of clothes made from the fabric in order to test which of his courtiers was unfit for office. And as he didn't want to appear stupid or unfit for rule himself, he pretended to be able to see the "new clothes."

He paraded the "new clothes" through the streets, and the onlookers, also not wishing to appear stupid, all admired them. A small child, not given to pretense, shouted, "But he has nothing on!"

The bubble of pretense burst and soon all the spectators were repeating what the child had said, while the king continued the procession, a
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