There is a fascinating development that I would like to discuss. As you know, I'm both Pro-Rudy and Anti-"tell me what to believe."
I'm also becoming more Republican as time goes on. However, there are some sterotypes that I chafe against.
One is the perception that the Republicans are dominated by religious fanatics.
Now, usually I laugh at the stupid little dem tag-lines and stereotypes. By and large, the criticisms are usually infantile and ill informed.
Once in a while, the tag-lines become ingrained in the minds of the ever elusive "moderate" voter.
Rudy appears to be on the verge of challenging the view of Republicans as stooges for the hard right.
Here is a fascinating piece discussing the recent meeting of some prominent Christian leaders.
Read both the article and the discussions afterward.
Personally, I think Rudy is the key to broadening the support for the Republicans. It's going to be hard to pigeonhole him as a pawn for any religious denomination.
Second, this article points out some of the very real dangers inherent in a rodham White House.
For those of you who chafe against voting for anyone pro-choice, I'd like you to think about the makeup of the courts under rodham.
This author is guessing THREE new vacancies.