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 ...

What Really Matters

This new Huckabee commercial is a must watch. It is an advertisement where Huck denounces traditional political ads and reminds us that the importance of this season is "the celebration ...

Huckabee's "Innocent" Question

Mike Huckabee’s question about whether Mormons believe that Jesus and Satan are siblings moved a decades-long guerrilla campaign that conservative Evangelicals have been waging against Mormonism into the political arena. ...

McCain on Faith

Sunday, John McCain was asked whether he had "accepted Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior" on a campaign stop in South Carolina. McCain answered he is "a man of ...

Home Cooking

Good piece in the Washington Post today on the role of home schoolers in the Huckabee campaign. These make for a perfect network in a caucus state--reminiscent of Robertson's use ...

Discrimination Revelation

It's hard not to be moved by Romney's answer to Tim Russert's question on Meet the Press today about the LDS Church's 1978 shift in position on full spiritual equality ...

Present at the Creation

Those anxious to get up to speed on Huckabee and religion should hie themselves to Zev Chafets' New York Times Magazine piece ("The Huckabee Factor") and to Liz Clarke's story ...

The God Strategy

David Domke and Kevin Coe have teamed up to publish a new book, The God Strategy: How Religion Became a Political Weapon in America. The book highlights the increase of ...

Grassroots Conservatives

The conservative website Grassfire.org is touting its latest survey of "grassroots conservatives," and what it shows is that this group--how defined I don't know--likes Huckabee a lot. No surprise there. ...

Second Thoughts

The Krauthammer column flagged by Reid signals that conservative members of what they like to call the chattering class are beginning to question the wisdom of the GOP's enveloping itself ...

Piety taken to excess

Tomorrow's Washington Post will feature a piece by Charles Krauthammer who is a bit perturbed about the current religious debate. Check out this change of pace in our national dialogue. ...

The Scrutiny Begins

A useful if hostile review of Huckabee's career qua Christian Right Governor of Arkansas. It is dawning on liberals that, yes Virginia, there is still a Christian Right out there. ...

Least of These

If you want to know what gives the GOP's economic conservatives (i.e. The Club for Growth) the willies about Huckabee, take a look at his response in yesterday's debate to ...

Obama's Faith in America

In an effort to break the monopoly Republicans are holding on Spiritual Politics, I went searching to see if any Democrats have extended a hand to religious voters. Obama did, ...