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Equal Opportunity?

The McClatchy headline tells the story: Obama aides to meet with atheists on White House grounds

The president isn’t expected to make an appearance at the meeting with the Secular Coalition for America or to unveil any new policy as a result of it.

Instead, several administration officials will sit down quietly for a morning meeting at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House campus with about 60 workhorses from the coalition’s 10 member groups, including the American Atheists and the Council for Secular Humanism. Tina Tchen, the director of the White House Office of Public Engagement, and representatives from the Justice and Health and Human Services departments will participate.

Somehow I don’t think PZ Myers is going to be impressed with this bit of outreach. If you have the time to waste with the Republican Congressional leaders, you should have the time to talk to the homeless in Lafayette Park, or even atheists. It’s not like Obama has gotten any support from religious leaders.

I have no idea why the writer used the term “workhorses” in this article. That is simply weird.