religion and politics

God the Running Mate….There’s a new Pew poll out on Americans’ religious and political views. I’m working on a few other things right now and still running some of the numbers, but I’ll be back shortly with some of the highlights. In the meantime, check out this animation video sponsored by a coalition of religious groups that is out to remind everyone that God and Religion aren’t wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Republican Party–or the Democratic, for that matter.

The groups are also getting ready to run a full-page ad with the same message in the New York Times, just to remind all of those good Christians in town for the GOP Convention. It’s about time someone outside the Religious Right got some media savvy and gumption. Good for them.

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Amy Sullivan

Amy Sullivan is a Chicago-based journalist who has written about religion, politics, and culture as a senior editor for Time, National Journal, and Yahoo. She was an editor at the Washington Monthly from 2004 to 2006.