Faith In America's Voters

The Weekly Standard's Christopher Caldwell tells the readers of the Financial Times here why he believes religion appears to matter more in this race than before.

Fool

Does the discovery that Mitt Romney only metaphorically "saw" his father march with Martin Luther King, Jr.--and that George Romney maybe only "marched" with King--give the lie to Mitt's whole ...

LOL

Turns out CBN's national political correspondent has a sense of humor.

In the Churches

The Boston Globe's Lisa Wangsness does a nice job getting a fix on evangelicals in New Hampshire (and New England generally), thanks in no small part to our own Andrew ...

Till Proven

Huckabee pleads complete innocence on the Xmas Greeting ad. Someone ask the cameraman.

Hillary or Barack?

Those with access to Lexis-Nexis should check out this good Religion News Service piece by Daniel Burke and Cecile Holmes on the struggle between Clinton and Obama for the votes ...

All Huck

For almost all Huck almost all the time, check out the Arkansas Times' Arkansas Blog. Editor Max Brantley is no fan.

B v. M

Useful overview in Slate of the contest for converts between Baptists and Mormons.

The Shiv

Robert Novak sticks his shiv into Huckabee not for being too religious but for not being religious enough--or at least, for failures on the barricades of the Baptist Wars of ...

Non-Echo

And for the "outside the Beltway" view, here's Rod Dreher. I do think he may underestimate the GOP's problem. It will be a lot harder for the GOP to offload ...

A Choice Not An Echo

I'm not sure Meyerson would appreciate Reid's post. But it's clear that across the ideological spectrum the bien pensant pundits at the Post are rebelling against too much religion in ...

Gospel's Own Party

Harold Meyerson's piece today echoes earlier sentiments from Charles Krauthammer. Both men are concerned about the role religion is playing in today's Republican party. Meyerson: "We've seen this kind of ...

Distance

When JFK ran for president, he made sure to carve out differences between himself and his church on a couple of policy issues--aid to parochial schools and a U.S. ambassador ...

Mormon Problem Persists

Stuart Rothenberg agrees with the notion that Romney's speech did little to sway evangelicals. He feels that the speech did not bridge the fundamental gap that causes evangelical objections of ...

What Really Matters?

I agree, Reid, that it's a must watch. I'm reminded of a trip I took to South Carolina exactly 20 years ago, when I was briefly covering Jack Kemp's run ...