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Going Out Like a Culture Warrior

posted by dgilgoff

In announcing he’s suspending his candidacy, Mitt Romney sounded every bit the Focus on the Family spokesman that he he’s sounded like throughout his campaign: ….Perhaps the most fundamental of these is the attack on the American culture. Over the […]

Dobson Backs Huck and Romney

posted by dgilgoff

A day after denouncing John McCain, Focus on the Family’s James Dobson said today he’d be willing to vote for Mike Huckabee or Mitt Romney. From Focus on the Family Action’s daily CitizenLink email update: Around noon today, Dr. Dobson […]

Dobson for Romney?

posted by dgilgoff

Here’s the Christian Broadcasting Network’s David Brody on James Dobson’s McCain denouncement. He sees it as a probable tacit endorsement for Romney. As a former Focus on the Family newsman, Brody would be one to know. I guess my first […]

Santorum Calls for Romney

posted by dgilgoff

After endorsing him last week, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum has taped a robo-call for Mitt Romney that will go into a handful of Super Tuesday states. Script of the call comes courtesy of Jonathan Martin’s Politico blog: “Hello, this […]

Previous Posts

Closed for the Season
With Election Day finally having come and gone, God-o-Meter is closing up shop till 2012--or at least 2010. Till then, get your faith and politics fix over at Beliefnet editor-in-chief Steve Waldman's blog. 7

posted 4:32:33pm Nov. 19, 2008 | read full post »

On The Religious Left, Great Expectations
The first priorities for Barack Obama's administration will be the economy and a variety of foreign policy issues. But the burgeoning religious left, which worked so hard to get Obama elected, expects some movement on its issues, including a robust White House office of faith-based initiatives, pove

posted 1:49:31pm Nov. 07, 2008 | read full post »

Howard Dean's Vindication
God-o-Meter wrote a piece for today's Roll Call on the vindication of Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean's much-derided 50-State Strategy, which is largely about reaching out to the nation's more religious voters in the red states: Years before Barack Obama showed that a liberal Demo

posted 2:01:06pm Nov. 06, 2008 | read full post »

A Post-Election Chat with Ralph Reed
Amid today's talk that Barack Obama has narrowed the God Gap, God-o-Meter checked in with Ralph Reed, who spearheaded religious outreach for George W. Bush's 2000 and 2004 campaigns and who pioneered such outreach for Republicans as executive director of the Christian Coalition. What surprised you i

posted 3:09:07pm Nov. 05, 2008 | read full post »

More Innacurate Faith Storylines From the Media
God-o-Meter is struck by the number of faith-based storylines the news media appear to have gotten dead wrong this year. One was the line that Obama was poised to make big gains among white votes, especially evangelicals, who were undergoing a generational shift in their political thinking and reexa

posted 11:53:20am Nov. 05, 2008 | read full post »


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