“What a day it promised to be for Christian conservatives, who have witnessed their agenda rise the past three years in a mountain of new policies. On a call with reporters, the White House announced a dozen new rules and guidance memos designed to ensure less regulation and more money flows to religious organizations, churches, and social service providers — while advancing prayer in public schools.”

+ “The WA Administration has been made aware of a recent picture, posted on social media, which demonstrates a posture of morality and cultural acceptance contrary to that of Whitefield Academy’s beliefs.” WaPo: Christian school expels teen after she posed with rainbow birthday cake. (At the risk of being accused of cultural appropriation, Jesus H. Christ, are you kidding me?)

+ Related: Jackie Mason on cake portions at the Carnegie Deli.