Fight the UN! The Left Behind Video Game
I guess I shouldn't be surprised that the best selling books of the past decade have been converted into a video game for kids and young adults. That's right, available in October, is Left Behind: Eternal Forces. Max Blumenthal has a post on the game and its use as part of a planned Evangelical crusade in Iraq. CNN filed the report above. (Hat tip to Ed Brayton.)
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