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.
Could advocating divestment in Iran be Obama’s way of making nice to a Jewish constituency that he’s hit some bumps with (watch video), as The Jewish Week speculates? Could be. But God-o-Meter suspects it’s just as likely that toughening up on Iran is Obama’s way of shoring up his foreign policy/tough-on-terror credentials, which have been somewhat bruised by his remarks about striking Pakistan and meeting with foreign dictators.