The Republican National Convention has been an ecumenical event, as people laid aside religious differences in the name of backing Mitt Romney and defeating President Obama.
At this yearâ€™s convention, others have stepped up to laud Mr. Romney and his religion, weaving a unified narrative about inclusivity that seems to have bridged fears that religion might somehow divide conservative voters, particularly evangelicals who have strong theological disagreements with Mormonism.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, himself a Southern Baptist minister, mended fences during his Wednesday night convention speech after Mr. Romneyâ€™s Mormon religion was an issue in the 2008 presidential primary, when the two men were rivals....
It embraced what was politically advantageous to itself years ago! Notice there was a black preacher who really gave a good account of himself in acknowledging Christ, during Baby Bush's first inaugural? BB, made sure it didn't happen in his second one. Too many Christians put politics on the same level as their religion. Perhaps they should ask how Christian are they? The Believer and Politics.
The problem of ... Republican Corruption is something that Republicans refuse to fix. So the way to fix that is to vote them out
It is to too bad voters don't have a line item veto over the political party platforms, As far as I paid attention the parts of the Democratic one I take a red marker to is queer marriages and abortions, There economic plan is much better than the Republican one, q.v., Previewing Democrats Economic Platform: Supporting Small Business, Education. The Republicans have nothing in this area except how to make sure lining their pockets goes on unhindered.