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The Death of American Religion

David3036 Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 4:11 PM
You have it wrong. I'm a conservative in the style of Barry Goldwater, the first candidate I voted for when I turned 21. He did not bow down to the religious pressure as today's conservatives do. In fact, speaking about religious groups he said, "I will fight them every step of the way if they try to dictate their moral convictions to all Americans in the name of 'conservatism'."

In the aftermath of the re-election of President Barack Obama, conservatives searched the heavens and the earth for answers. Some suggested that Mitt Romney lost because Republicans didn't reach out more to Latino voters; some suggested that Romney lost because his "get out the vote" system fell apart on Election Day. Romney himself said that he lost because President Obama separated voting groups with particularly calibrated "gifts" designed to curry their favor.

In truth, Mitt Romney lost for the same reason that traditional marriage lost on Election Day: America is becoming a less religious country. And that bodes ill...