And it’s probably going to lose.
Much has been made–including by me–of the broad array of religious voices raised on behalf of the immigrant children from Central America who have flooded our Southern border in flight from murderous gangs at home. But Catholic bishops and the evangelical leaders have somehow managed to avoid criticizing the Republicans who have blocked their recommendations.
No one comes close to having the qualifications of the longtime head of Reform Judaism’s policy shop.
Can what worked in Connecticut, turning the governor around on housing child migrants, work elsewhere?
Has President Obama managed to thread the needle on gay rights and religious freedom, as my colleague David Gibson suggests? I’m not so sure.