DeLay and ChristiansOctober 05, 2005
Here's my latest article at Ethics Daily. It is about how conservative Christians remain quite supportive of Tom DeLay, despite his indictments and ethics problems.
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There are two important lessons here. First, it shows the problem of aligning religion too closely with politics. When you put your faith in politicians, they are sure to let you down.
Second, it once again demonstrates the problem of blindly supporting your allies. For some reason whenever someone is attacked, others quickly circle the wagons and defend them--even if they really are wrong.