Does God belong in the White House?

In an election year in America, the question of faith always comes up and the candidates fall in Judeo/Xtian line. While I won't hold my breath for an atheist Pres, does God have a place at the oval office? When Falwells Divinity University is providing large numbers of legal interns to the Bush administrations staff, will they put an end-time spin on future policy? will they grow up to be your future high court Judges? Holy conspiracy Batman! When George Bush prayed for guidance before committing the military to Iraq, what was the reply from the heavens? we assume his sky god said 'good to go Dubya'.. over 4000 US soldiers dead now, and maybe half a million Iraqi people. Nice guys.

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