As my brother points out, Rossi’s maintained a forty-two vote lead in the Washington gubenatorial race recount.

Interesting quote from Gregoire in her statement (as published by Bloomberg):

“Voters have a sacred right to have their ballots counted. That’s been our goal throughout this process,” Gregoire said in a statement. “We want every vote to be counted. But that hasn’t happened yet.”

Sacred right? Sacred right? I am intrigued to know my brother’s (promised) thoughts on this issue–what does ground the right to vote, anyway? I’m all for Democracy, but I’m suspicious of those who equate Democracy with religion. Here’s for a strong division between Church and State, at least until the Kingdom comes.

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Matthew Lee Anderson is the Founder and Lead Writer of Mere Orthodoxy. He is the author of Earthen Vessels: Why Our Bodies Matter to our Faith and The End of Our Exploring: A Book about Questioning and the Confidence of Faith. Follow him on Twitter or on Facebook.

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  1. I’m intrigued, too; and I think our conversations this weekend might hover around–and maybe even alight upon–this topic: are Platonists pro-democracy? (I’m also still waiting for your explanation of exactly how much of a Platonist you are–or aren’t–in the light of last week’s Platothon.)


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