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Sarah Posner (sarahposner.com, God's Profits) and Anthea Butler (University of PennsylvaniaReligion Dispatches)

On The Posner Show, Sarah and Anthea explain how Mike Huckabee got his David Petraeus-King David analogy all wrong. Anthea says the Petraeus affair shows that evangelizing in the military doesn’t have its intended effect. Moving on to an analysis of religion and the election results: Did Ralph Reed exaggerate how many evangelicals he could bring out to the polls? Have the Republicans boxed themselves into a corner by catering to the religious right? Anthea challenges the Catholic bishops on immigration, but suggests that the LDS Church emerged from Romney’s campaign with its reputation intact.

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Recorded:Nov 13    Posted:Nov 14, 2012
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The Posner Show | Nov 14, 2012 | Sarah Posner & Anthea Butler

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