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  •  social conservatives don't trust McCain (5+ / 0-)

    So that certainly creates an opening for Obama.  The social conservos are definitely more open to listening to Obama than if, say, Huckabee were the Repugs' candidate.

    •  Perhaps if Obama can find help us find (9+ / 0-)

      common ground on issues like poverty and social justice, the younger evangelicals will come to realize that issues like abortion and gay marriage are a matter of personal morality, and forcing someone to follow your way of looking at things isn't going to make them any holier. Jesus said, "The world will know you are My disciples by how you love one another"; he said nothing about dragging them to faith kicking and screaming. You win more followers by honey, not vinegar. ;)

      "Old soldiers never die -- they get young soldiers killed." -- Bill Maher

      by Cali Scribe on Mon Jun 09, 2008 at 06:00:40 AM PDT

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