Presidential debate: does the God vote matter?

The question is: Does the God vote matter?  Mitt Romney’s advisers seem to think so. President Obama’s do not. For the second debate, Romney has remarked that we are all children of the same God.  Obama has taken a pass. Romney has to appeal to the evangelicals, mostly Republican, who are suspicious of Mormons.  Obama has clearly decided that the 17 percent of voters who believe he is a Muslim will simply have to go on believing it.

For both of them Tuesday night, their opposing positions came down to one word: Responsibility.

A member of the audience, Barry, asked the same question of both candidates. “What do you think is the biggest misrepresentation that the American people have about you as a man or a candidate?” Read more


Sally Quinn is a Washington Post journalist and author of several books.

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