Shortly after 1:00 pm today, I had the opportunity to ask presidential candidate Ralph Nader a question before a public appearance in Columbus, Ohio. Considering that candidates left and right have been disclosing the role of God’s will in their rise to power, I thought I’d ask him to share whether God had told him [...]
The backlash was inevitable.
Last week, the Democratic Party filled its quadrennial convention with references to gods, appeals to gods and even the claim that gods are working for the Democrats. Well, that’s not entirely accurate; actually, all of the many references to gods during the Democratic National Convention were references to one, single, provincial [...]
The conspicuous use of religion by the presidential campaigns hasn’t helped the candidates who have done it. It’s hurt them. Please, in 2012, let’s not repeat this tawdry little faith-based experiment. Let’s return to talking about presidential candidates’ policies instead of their prayers. [...]