James Dobson won't be happy about this story. USA TODAY says that in this election cycle
family values the religious right doesn't have the umph...it once did. I guess bashing gays is out for 2008. Hey, James---where's Karl Rove when you need him?
Cafferty: It looks like family values aren't the campaign issue they used to be. "USA Today" reports that in this election cycle, so-called "family values" are lower on the agenda. Of course, Republicans have made family values a staple of their political campaigns for three decades now.
Randall writes: "People have finally figured out that family values was just a red herring, a Republican bumper sticker slogan which was used to keep people from paying attention to the real issues, i.e. the Iraq war, the skyrocketing deficit, the recession we're in, a lack of single-pay health insurance for everyone, and a government that has never worked for the people, but only for the military industrial complex and for big business."