This circumcision issue The Politicker has been covering at absurd length below is, I promise, interesting enough to spend time getting your head around. Politics, religion, Constitutional law, the whole deal.
It was in that spirit that Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update took up the topic last month:
“New York City officials said Tuesday that they had identified two new cases in which infants were infected with herpes during a circumcision ritual in which the practitioner, or mohel, sucks the blood from the circumcision to clean the wound. Added the officials, ‘Now if you’ll excuse us, we’re going to barf forever.'”