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It’s the Values, Stupid!

rmccarthy Wrote: Nov 04, 2012 9:04 PM
Humans are all fallible - even when they pretend to know and to do what God says. I will continue to rely on the principle of "You reap what you sow" and the admonition to "be slow to anger" as well as the appeal for "charity, compassion and understanding towards all."

A version of this column appeared originally in THE DAILY BEAST.

It's too early to know whether Mitt Romney will realize his dream of becoming the first Mormon president, but he has already made history by achieving a new pluralism in the Republican Party and encouraging a more inclusive focus for the religious right.

I saw that change first hand as a featured speaker at a Battleground States Talkers Tour event in Cleveland last Thursday night. The boisterous, overflow crowd of 1,700 included a prominent portion of evangelical Christians who nonetheless cheered lustily at every mention of a Mormon named...

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