Beliefnet
Steven Waldman

The always-shrewd Jeff Weiss at the Dallas Morning Newsy characterizes her as a post-denominational Christian.
Doug Weed, a Bush friend, notes that Palin not only helps with evangelicals but with Pentecostals in particular, who have been especially cool to McCain.
He also raises a very good political point: if Democrats start attacking her as a Creationist yokel, it will un-do much of Obama’s faith outreach. In fact, this is almost inevitable that some liberal bloggers will do just that and the Republicans will gather up every one of those Christian-mocking quotes to prove that the Republicans respect them and Democrats don’t. For Obama to avoid this fate, he’s probably going to do a Sister Souljah on those Democrats who mock Palin, specifically coming to her defense on matters of faith.