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Should a political candidate discuss his religious beliefs?

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Salty, Dec 3, 2011.

  1. Salty

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    When I ran for Public Utility District commissioner the subject of religion was never mentioned.
     
  3. Salty

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    1) How did the election turn out?

    2) I think the website is thinking more of higher political office
     
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    If they do they should be prepared to have their lives examined.

    That said I don't make religious statements a litmus test for my vote. It does seem, however, to hurt candidates more than it helps them in my economy.
     
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    Why would they? Most "Christians" will judge them anyway. It's never good enough.

    If they say they are Muslim, out the door.
    If they say they are Christian, well what brand?
    If they say Baptist, Calvin or non?
    Whatever they say, it will be picked apart to the tiniest detail, and it's always faulty.
     
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    Bill---Son---its not a matter of who's in charge of turnin' off and on the lights in your local city----but who can carry the "Juice" into the White House!!!!

    :laugh::laugh::laugh:A joke there Bill----just a joke!!!:laugh: Have a good Lord's Day, Brother!!
     
  7. Salty

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    That is a bit of a stretch.

    If a person of faith so states - than he must live up to a higher standard - lest he be called a hypocrite.

    I do like what Glenn Beck says - we need to vote for character. (as well as political platform - preferable both)
     
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