Props to Andrew, I suppose, for allowing that his favored candidate's canny embrace of faith-based initiatives counts as "Christianism" under Andrew's understanding of the term. In an ideal world, this might prompt a broader reconsideration of the term's usefulness as a tool for political categorization in a nation where religion and politics are as interwoven (on the left and right alike) as they've always been in the United States, but I'm not holding my breath.

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