Wednesday Open Thread: Falwell's Resignation

Early this week, Jerry Falwell, Jr tried to get ahead of news about he and his wife’s relationship with Giancarlo Granda. We learned within a day that his account was deceptive, and Falwell was forced to resign. Many believe Falwell’s actions now place him outside the bounds of the standard evangelical redemption arc - see this article from Chrissy Stroop, and the thread below by Bradley Onishi.

Here are some of the thoughts I’ve shared on Twitter in the last couple days (click through to read the threads):

We’ve also learned more about Falwell’s predatory behavior.

What are your thoughts? Sound off in the comments.