Morality, Politics and the Bush Re-Election

While Sen. John Kerry focused on trying to win over key battleground states with criticisms of the war in Iraq, unemployment and health care, the Bush administration — for the most part — let morality be its compass, steering the debate toward controversial issues of virtue, like same-sex marriage and abortion. NPR's Tavis Smiley talks morality and politics with former Boston Mayor Ray Flynn, now national president of Catholic Citizenship, and civil rights advocate Rev. Jesse Jackson.



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