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Monday, March 03, 2008

The Real Sporer: Hurley and Ratliff - even better than Murphy and Nolte

Excerpted from this post at The Real Sporer

Today's Des Moines Register has again returned to Chuck Hurley's fight
to preserve the traditional concept of marriage from disintegration in
the moral vacuum of liberal hedonism. Today's article focuses on the
alliance between the inner city black minister Rev. Keith Ratliff, and
his Maple Street Baptist Church, and Chuck and the Iowa Family Policy
Council. The Hurley/Ratliff alliance on what is perhaps the most
significant social question before Iowa's voters proves a couple of
important theories we have advanced here at TRS about the benefits of
openly and aggressively pursuing protection of marriage as a
cornerstone of the Iowa GOP agenda. The first, and more short term
benefit is the creation of a bright line issue between Republicans and
Democrats in which a significant majority of black voters side with


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