Ken, what extreme right are you talking about? If you cannot separate church and state you may not get what is happening. (Try and recall Christ response to the question about church and state.)
Many in the Tea Party also forgot his response.... Many voters did not forget nor was it an issue for them. Conservative's want government out of their lives. Yet they want government to make laws controlling what people do in their private lives. Does that sound confusing .... ?
Romney is not a warrior. He didn't seem to know he was in a war. The warrior knew he was in a war and he won.
This country has always been divided. The press talks as if this is something new. Ron