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Steven Waldman

The media and the Obama campaign have been focusing on the hundreds of charges against Obama in Obama Nation. But in terms of evangelicals one vote is doing Obama the most harm: his position on the “born alive” legislation protecting babies accidentally born during an abortion. I
‘ve gotten a no comment from the Obama campaign. There’s no explanation on his website. Obama missed a huge opportunity by not attacking it head on during the Saddleback forum. I was beginning to think the Obama campaign was clueless as to how damaging this single issue is to his hopes of winning evangelicals or centrist Catholics.
In an interview with Christian Broadcasting Network’s David Brody, Obama finally attacked the issue more emphatically. It’s a start but they haven’t come close to defusing this issue.

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