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Sarah Posner (sarahposner.com, God's Profits) and Emily Belz (World Magazine)

On The Posner Show, Sarah asks political reporter Emily Belz: what was Darrell Issa thinking? While many political observers look at the GOP’s anti-contraception crusade as an electoral loser, Christian conservatives see their “religious liberty” framing as a long game, mapped out in the Manhattan Declaration, that will play out well beyond 2012. In the GOP primary, though, it seems to be helping Rick Santorum. Is his surge explained by evangelicals who buy Mike Huckabee’s “we are all Catholics now?”  Plus: what Santorum means when he talks about spiritual warfare.

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The Posner Show | Feb 20, 2012 | Sarah Posner & Emily Belz

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