I can see no good reason why Sarah Palin’s religious upbringing should clash with her performance as vice president. Many previous candidates have been elected and served without their personal beliefs becoming an issue. The question, then and now, was whether or not the office-holders would permit their personal issues to affect their adherence to the oath of office.
The presidency is different from any other job in the Federal government, in that there are few real checks and balances regarding matters such as these. Continue reading