Huckabee for Vice President?

  Senator John McCain has not only made no decision regarding his choice for a vice presidential nominee, he has not even decided on speakers at the upcoming Republican National Convention in St. Paul this September.  A McCain source has told me that the Senator is carrying around a closely guarded memo, with different scenarios forContinue reading “Huckabee for Vice President?”

McCain Camp Says No to Billy Graham

Now, it turns out, that the John McCain campaign is so spooked by preachers that it doesn’t want to meet with Dr. Billy Graham.  Which sort of makes his rapprochement with the evangelicals a little difficult, wouldn’t you say? Remember Brian Jacobs, the George W. Bush activist who helped me put together a meeting betweenContinue reading “McCain Camp Says No to Billy Graham”

Memo to John McCain: Pick Joe Lieberman for Vice President

  So what can John McCain do?  If evangelicals number 42% of the population (according to Barna,) and if their super churches are the Republican equivalent of the unions in the Democrat Party of the 1950s and 60s, the key to increased voter registration, the machine to turn out the vote; and if these evangelicalContinue reading “Memo to John McCain: Pick Joe Lieberman for Vice President”

McCain and Able: How the GOP lost the evangelicals in 2008 and put Obama in the White House

  “For the Lord had regard for Obama and his offering but he did not have regard for McCain and his offering.” When the McCain-Davis-Black team accepted and then publicly repudiated the recent endorsement of evangelical Christian leaders they broke one of the most powerful laws of modern political life.  You can’t attack evangelical leadersContinue reading “McCain and Able: How the GOP lost the evangelicals in 2008 and put Obama in the White House”