Today's Top Five
1. What else is in that Pew poll
A survey from the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life and the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press made some headlines last week for its findings on which presidential candidates are perceived as religious.
Oddly, nearly a third of voters think that Hillary Clinton is not religious about twice the percentage of the other candidates (except for Giuliani, whom 23% of voters consider not religious). Oh well, I guess it's not a big surprise that voters are uninformed about the candidates. Take another example from the poll: "Overall, just 22% of the public and just 31% of Republicans know that Giuliani is pro-choice," says Pew's report. "Even among Republican and Republican-leaning voters who rate social issues as very important, just 33% are aware of Giuliani's position on abortion." But it may not matter: "Giuliani's favorability rating among social-issue Republican and Republican-leaning voters who are aware ...1