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, ...

Pauline Doctrine

I confess I am not a big Ron Paul follower, so perhaps I should know better. But I've tended to view him as a Fortress America libertarian who just wants ...

No Disrespect Intended

Huck apologizes. I really didn't know. Well, he was telling me things about the Mormon faith, because he frankly is well-schooled on comparative religions. As a part of that conversation, ...

Anti-Mormon

For those looking for bona fide anti-Mormonism at work on the ground in Iowa, check out this post from the Iowa blog, Caucus Cooler. It discusses, and links to, an ...

Non-Believers

In a video interview with the Atlantic's Atlanti-Cam, Romney notes that he caught some flak for not mentioning non-believers in his Address on Faith. "Well," he said, "I thought that ...

National Review Hearts Romney

National Review, the hoary old man of American conservative journalism, has with controlled enthusiasm anointed Mitt Romney its presidential candidate. The magazine's argument is structured around the need to keep ...

Breaking News: Christmas is Important

The Politico has this quick piece on Congressman Steve King (R-IA) proposing a resolution stating that "Christians and Christmas are important." And people complain that this is a do-nothing Congress... ...

Church-Based

My old colleague (from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution) Jeanne Cummings, now at the Politico, has a nice piece about the IRS' ramping up of its scrutiny of church-based politicking and its ...

Love the Sinner

On Meet the Press last Sunday, Giuliani was asked whether he agreed with Huckabee's 1992 description of homosexuality as “an aberrant, unnatural, and sinful lifestyle.” He dissented: “I don’t believe ...

South Carolina Tag Team

I watched the videos of Oprah and Obama addressing their huge crowd in South Carolina with an eye to tallying the sum of religiosity on display before the largely African ...

Video: Huckabee Mega-Church Rally

If you want to see what is driving Huck's success among evangelicals, watch this video of a Texas mega church pastor telling his congregation to support Mike. Fast forward to ...

This Ain't Your Grandfather's GOP

This piece seems to echo what Mark was saying about a seperation between Republican pundits and Republican people. John Heilemann of the New Yorker explores why Romney has faced such ...