Where Can A Christian Democrat Turn?

Written by John DeSio on . Posted in Politics, Posts.

Ben Smith, lately of The Politico, has an excellent piece up on the fallout from the John Edwards blog scandal. With Edwards defense of the two bloggers and his failure to fire them from his campaign following bizarre comments about the Immaculate Conception, prominent Christian Democrats now feel slighted and worry that the room for them within the big tent of the Democratic Party is getting smaller and smaller. Quote:

"We’re completely
invisible to this debate," said Eduardo Penalver, a Cornell University
law professor who writes for the liberal Catholic journal Commonweal. He said he was
dissatisfied with the Edwards campaign’s response. "As a constituency, the
Christian left isn’t taken all that seriously”