Posts Tagged ‘GOP’

Conservative US Catholics dump Trump Comments 0

Friday, March 11th, 2016

A group of conservative Catholics is urging voters in the United States not to support the candidacy of Donald Trump. In an essay published by the National Review said Trump is “manifestly unfit to be president of the United States.” The essay, “An Appeal to Our Fellow Catholics,” was co-written by Princeton professor Robert P. Read more

The most racially polarised US election ever Comments 0

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

As their once core demographic diminishes, Republicans are going to any lengths to capture and keep the white vote. As Republicans were promoting themselves as a multiracial party from the platform in Tampa two weeks ago, an ugly incident on the convention floor suggested not everyone had got the memo. From the podium a range of speakers of Read more

Forget the Mormon moment; it’s about Catholics Comments 0

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Forget the Mormon moment. The religious group that seems to be figuring most prominently in the presidential election right now is the Roman Catholic Church. With Mitt Romney’s recent choice of Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as running mate, this campaign is the first in which Catholics are on both major party tickets. Vice President Joe Read more