Guest Voices: Presidential debate


Posted at 07:11 PM ET, 10/23/2012

Romney contrasts, Obama attacks: In debate, who was more presidential?

Unfiltered by media or attack ads, the two men have put forward their vision for America.

By Jordan Sekulow and Matthew Clark  |  07:11 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2012 campaign; 2012 election; final presidential debate; Romney; Obama; Jordan Sekulow; Matthew Clark; American Center for Law and Justice

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 10/23/2012

Mitt Romney’s unconscionable flip-flop on war and foreign policy

It is unconscionable to say peace when you mean use of force is your first choice, says theologian.

By Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite  |  02:11 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  third presidential debate; final presidential debate; Obama; Romney; foreign policy; Middle East; peace; Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite; election 2012; campaign 2012; grid

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 10/19/2012

Jesus, moral intelligence and choosing a president

When we consider who ought to lead our nation on every level of government, truth-telling ought to be a requirement.

By Valerie Elverton Dixon  |  02:55 PM ET, 10/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  second presidential debate; Jesus; moral intelligence; Romney; Obama; 2012 campaign; 2012 election

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 10/17/2012

Romney proves his trustworthiness on social conservatives’ issues

With his unprompted wandering into marriage, he reinforced the trust he had been working to build.

By Matthew Lee Anderson  |  01:30 PM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  social conservatives; parenting; fatherhood; second presidential debate; Romney; Obama; Matthew Lee Anderson; Mere Orthodoxy; campaign 2012; election 2012

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 10/17/2012

Why we need feminist theology: Romney and ‘binders full of women’

The Republican presidential nominee’s seemingly off-hand remark sparked outrage.

By Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite  |  12:30 PM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  second presidential debate; binder full of women; Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite; Romney; Obama; feminist theology

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 10/17/2012

On debates, Los Angeles rabbi: ‘Each statistic makes my spirit sink’

Rabbi David Wolpe reflects in verse about the political debates.

By David Wolpe  |  11:40 AM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  second presidential debate; Obama; Romney; Hofstra; David Wolpe; Rabbi Wolpe

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 10/17/2012

Obama flays the religion card

Romney does a little God talk, but Obama doesn’t return holy fire.

By Jacques Berlinerblau  |  11:24 AM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  second presidential debate; politics; faith and values; Romney; Obama; Jacques Berlinerblau; Candy Crowley; election 2012; camapign 2012

Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 10/12/2012

The smirk heard ‘round the world

The only vice-presidential debate provides an eye-opening look into the Obama administration.

By Jordan Sekulow, Matthew Clark and Anna Sekulow  |  05:04 PM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  vice-presidential debate; Ryan; Biden; Jordan Sekulow; Anna Sekulow; Matthew Clark; faith and politics

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 10/12/2012

Catholicism, American style

Professor reflects on witnessing two deeply Catholic politicians who are basically very much alike.

By Mathew N. Schmalz  |  02:21 PM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  vice-presidential debate; Catholic candidates; Biden; Ryan; abortion; faith and politics; politics; campaign 2012; election 2012

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 10/12/2012

Koran upstages Bible in debate

Vice-presidential candidates talked about American response to Koran-burning in Afghanistan.

By Susan Froetschel  |  01:43 PM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Islami; Koran; Muslims; vice-presidential debate; campaign 2012; election 2012; Susan Froetschel

Posted at 01:46 AM ET, 10/12/2012

‘Please Talk Personally About This’: Abortion at the vice-presidential debate

Such an appeal, inadvertently and subtly, bolstered a core conviction of the Religious Right

By Jacques Berlinerblau  |  01:46 AM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  vice-presidential debate; abortion; Ryan; Biden; Jacques Berlinerblau; politics; presidential election

Posted at 01:14 AM ET, 10/12/2012

Women get a shot: Martha Raddatz rules the vice-presidential debate

The journalist struggled on two fronts - controlling the candidates and proving her critics wrong.

By Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite  |  01:14 AM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  election 2012; campaign 2012; Martha Raddatz; vice-presidential debate; Romney; Obama; Ryan; Biden

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 10/01/2012

In presidential debates, will Obama, Romney address matters of faith?

If the 2008 debates offer any clue as to how often faith and values themes will surface during Wednesday’s Obama/Romney showdown then we can expect this: near total silence about religious issues.

By Jacques Berlinerblau  |  01:55 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  grid, Presidential debate, Mitt Romney, President Obama, President Barack Obama, presidential debates, election 2012, campaign 2012