Quantcast

Jewish Journal

JewishJournal.com

July 20, 2008

Dobson willing to endorse McCain

http://www.jewishjournal.com/blog/item/dobson_willing_to_endorse_mccain_20080720/

Photo

Not as if any evangelicals who would vote for Barack Obama put much, or any, stock in the political endorsements of James Dobson, but the Focus on the Family leader now says he is willing to consider endorsing John McCain. Notice that difference—willing. That’s a sea change from saying in February that he wouldn’t vote for McCain “as a matter of conscience.”

“I never thought I would hear myself saying this,” Dobson says in a radio broadcast that will air tomorrow. “... While I am not endorsing Senator John McCain, the possibility is there that I might.”

Dobson defended his change of heart to the AP, saying it was not a flip-flop or anything like it.

“There’s nothing dishonorable in a person rethinking his or her positions, especially in a constantly changing political context,” Dobson said in a statement to the AP. “Barack Obama contradicts and threatens everything I believe about the institution of the family and what is best for the nation. His radical positions on life, marriage and national security force me to reevaluate the candidacy of our only other choice, John McCain.”

Hat tip to The Caucus.

JewishJournal.com is produced by TRIBE Media Corp., a non-profit media company whose mission is to inform, connect and enlighten community
through independent journalism. TRIBE Media produces the 150,000-reader print weekly Jewish Journal in Los Angeles – the largest Jewish print
weekly in the West – and the monthly glossy Tribe magazine (TribeJournal.com). Please support us by clicking here.

© Copyright 2014 Tribe Media Corp.
All rights reserved. JewishJournal.com is hosted by Nexcess.net
Web Design & Development by Hop Studios 0.2186 / 52