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July 11, 2008

McCain's New Ad: God's Children

No, the ad's not about "values" issues. It's about immigration. In it, John McCain calls all immigrants--legal and illegal--"God's children." Is this Sam Brownback's hand at work? Brownback has for years talked about every person--including the unborn--as being a "sacred, unique child of a living God." McCain, for his part, has been a lot less prone to talk that way. Could Brownback be playing a stepped up role after all the criticism McCain received for his anemic religious outreach?

This article is cross-posted from Beliefnet's God-o-Meter.


Although that might be the case- note that response was from a debate in June 2007- so if he played a role, it was simply in selecting something that McCain had already said.