This year’s political campaign has made me remember something I heard a thousand ages ago: religion and politics don’t mix. I have urged Christians to get involved in the political processes and will continue to do so. The worm in the apple is that so many of the saints who agree with me about religious matters seem to be so ornery, so obtuse, so recalcitrant—in other words, so opposed to my opinions—in matters political! I’m grateful that presidential elections do not come along more often than once every four years.

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