With a Mormon in the mix, religion is sure to be a factor in the 2008 Presidential election.
But Mitt Romney’s religion is not the only reason God is a factor. Democrats Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama have made their faith a central part of their campaign strategies and anyone running against the tarnished legacy of George W. Bush is also running against the President’s steadfast belief that God is always on his side.
God is a factor even though God is not a voter, many of those who do vote do so because of a strong belief in him (or her).
Religion Looms Large Over 2008 Race – WASHINGTON (AP) — When George Romney ran for the 1968 Republican presidential nomination, his Mormon heritage was mostly a footnote. It was scarcely mentioned in news accounts of the day. But for son Mitt Romney, the family religion presents a formidable political hurdle…. [Political news from The Associated Press]