Fox News political analyst Brit Hume raised some eyebrows on Sunday by urging Tiger Woods to "turn to the Christian faith" to seek a forgiveness that Buddhism can't provide. (See Don Imus fact-check that notion here.) Last night, Hume appeared on the O'Reilly factor to address the contretemps. While denying that he had been proselytizing, Hume gave Tiger the same message, more or less, in slightly different words: "My sense about Tiger is that he needs something that Christianity, especially provides and gives and offers ... Jesus Christ offers Tiger Woods something that Tiger Woods badly needs."

Hume, for his part, understands and expects that such a comment "triggers a very powerful reaction in people who do not share the faith and who do not believe in it."