Joe points out in reporting this that it’s always good to remember that our opponents are always mining our comments sections looking for things to use against us, but this is newsworthy, so I’m reposting it:

Chuck Colson, the convicted Watergate figure turned evangelist, is in critical condition after undergoing surgery over the weekend following a brain hemorrhage, according to his publicist.

“Colson is listed in critical condition at this point but has shown some early signs of potential for recovery,” said a statement Tuesday from the DeMoss Group. A spokeswoman for the PR firm said Wednesday morning that she had no update on Colson’s condition.

Colson, 80, fell ill while speaking Friday at a conference outside Washington and “underwent surgery on Saturday morning to remove a pool of clotted blood on the surface of his brain,” the statement said.

Joe also notes that Colson was one of the authors of the hideously hateful Manhattan Declaration, a how-to guide for conservative Christians seeking to disobey laws that make life better for LGBT people.