24 Dec '11, 1pm

Buying an Evangelical Endorsement | Care2 Causes

Buying an Evangelical Endorsement | Care2 Causes

When Bob Vander Plaats of The Family Leader set his group up as the gatekeeper to the support of the religious right in Iowa, most of the candidates were willing to do almost anything to get his organization’s endorsement. No one won it, although former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum got personal endorsements from The Family Leader’s two founders. Vander Plaats then allegedly asked Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann to consider giving up her run and throwing her support to Santorum, to which the campaign said no thanks. At the time, I wondered if she was asked to drop because of her gender . Now, we know it was for a different reason. Money. According to CNN , Vander Plaats had been asking Santorum to help the group get money to “promote” an endorsement. “‘What he talked about was he needed money to promote the endorsement and that that would be important to do t...

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