Date registered: Oct 2002
Vehicle: '85 300TD
Location: Cape Cod
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RE: Religion AND politics
the article asserts that polling indicates around 75% of americans desire a president who is of strong faith.
I would be in the 25%, obviously. I'd prefer a president who is able to defend his or her positions based on good grounds, and I think taking things on faith fails that test. So one who routinely appeals to faith, in my opinion and experience, can certainly fall into the trap of side stepping practical realities in favor of a faith-based response: 'it's in God's hands' etc. Of course, there are counterexamples. But, I'd rather have a leader who is uncompromising in his or her decision making, and, as un PC as it might be to say so, an appeal to faith is a compromise.
Now, here is my question. What motivates the 75% who desire the faith in their leader?
I've got some theories, but I'm curious as to yours. We don't need to debate my above position- I know I'm in the minority.
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