As for Walker, he seems to be surviving on the strength of those most fervent upholders of religion and morality, the white evangelicals of Georgia, who are unwilling even to suggest they might have a problem voting for a man who is accused of persuading his girlfriend to get an abortion (and paying for it).Read More »
For much of its long history in the U.S., the Catholic Church was known as the champion of the working class, a community of immigrants whose leaders were steadfast in support of organized labor and economic justice – a faith-based agenda that helped provide a path to success for its largely working-class flock.Read More »
They all profess an attachment to God but they want to duke it out about how much that matters in public policy.Read More »
When John McCain commented on Donald Trump’s Mexican rhetoric and then there was a subsequent rise in the polls due to “stirring up the crazies,” Mr. Trump responded by questioning McCain’s real heroism as a POW in VietnamRead More »
Do Republicans have an evangelical problem in a party that’s been both derided and heralded as God’s Official Party?
The vast majority of evangelicals have voted with the GOP in recent elections. In fact, despite some qualms about his Mormon faith, 79 percent of evangelicals voted for Republican nominee Mitt Romney in 2012, the same percentage that voted for President George W. Bush in 2004.Read More »
Is it all over now but the counting? As you probably already know,Mitt Romney crushed it in New Hampshire yesterday, becoming the first non-incumbent to win Iowa and the Granite State since our modern primary process began in 1976. Ron Paul finished second with about 23 percent of the vote. The …Read More »