I’m glad to know Barack Obama’s standing in the polls as a serious presidential contender has nothing to do with him being African American. (And I’m sure the black Democrats in Mississippi, who supported him 9-1, will be glad for that clarification.) And I’m sure Hillary Clinton’s strong candidacy has nothing to do with her being a woman (someone tell Gloria Steinem, please). The Democrats, after all, eschew identity politics.
Identity Politics? What Identity Politics?
Posted on March 13, 2008 by Stan Guthrie
About Stan GuthrieStan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's Tell Me More, WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio's New Day Florida. A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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