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The Next Pat Robertson Is...

The Next Pat Robertson Is...

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Last week, David Kuo, former deputy director of the White House Office on Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, posed a question: "Who will govern the new religious right?" (Now that Jerry Falwell and D. James Kennedy have passed away, and James Dobson and Pat Robertson are getting older, Kuo says there are [several pairs of] big shoes to fill).

Kuo's answer to his own question, which might surprise you, is Mike Huckabee.

Do you agree with Kuo's prediction that, "when Huckabee is done not being the GOP nominee, he might just sit back, look at his list of donors and the gaping hole in leadership on the religious right and decide it's not so bad being king . . . maker."? Who do you think will be the next leader of America's religious right? And how influential do you think that person will be?