In this morning's Washington Post, Michael gerson looks at the recent Pew survey on Americans' attitudes towards the role of religion in politics. Gerson even-handedly deconstructs the problems in both parties regarding the role of religion in our public and political discourse. But, his opening graph hits precisely on some of the weirdness surrounding the issue in the current campaign:
Gerson also sees the enduring influence of Rev. Jerry Falwell on today's GOP, something I have been pointing out for some time, and not only because my biography of Falwell is now out.
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