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My Take: The Religious Roots of Our Political Gridlock

posted on December 6, 2012

At CNN, Mark Osler examines the current political divide with a religious perspective. Osler argues that the deeply ingrained values of many politicians, originating in their religious beliefs, are a major reason for the divisive nature of the fiscal cliff debates. Nonetheless, Osler is hopeful that recent talks between the parties may prove successful: “This opening may be tinged with a blessed uncertainty, the faint hint that the complexity of politics may be as messy and glorious and private as the complexity of our faiths.” 

Read at CNN