The Catholic voter, one more time
In case you don’t look at our homepage as often as you visit our blog, I’d like to call to your attention to a new web-only article — one more perspective on the complications of voting as a Catholic in this election. Here’s a sample of the piece, which is by William J. Gould:
In this political and religious climate, I find Doug Kmiec’s support for Sen. Barack Obama a salutary and refreshing development. I say this as someone who does not fully share Kmiec’s enthusiastic embrace of Obama or his high expectations regarding what an Obama presidency is likely to achieve. Instead I write as someone who has long been disenchanted with American politics and who fully expects that we will continue to be ill-governed no matter who wins the election.
Read the whole thing here.