I will be covering this weekend's Values Voter Summit, so I was on a plane to DC during ABC's highly anticipated interview with Sarah Palin tonight.
So far, it looks like this was the main religion exchange:
GIBSON: You said recently, in your old church, "Our national leaders are sending U.S. soldiers on a task that is from God." Are we fighting a holy war?PALIN: You know, I don't know if that was my exact quote.GIBSON: Exact words.PALIN: But the reference there is a repeat of Abraham Lincoln's words when he said – first, he suggested never presume to know what God's will is, and I would never presume to know God's will or to speak God's words.But what Abraham Lincoln had said, and that's a repeat in my comments, was let us not pray that God is on our side in a war or any other time, but let us pray that we are on God's side.That's what that comment was all about, Charlie. And I do believe, though, that this war against extreme Islamic terrorists is the right thing. It's an unfortunate ...1