Steve Schmidt: Gop "at Risk Of Becoming A Religious Party"

by James Kirchick | April 17, 2009

Moments ago at the Log Cabin Republicans convention, former McCain campaign senior advisor Steve Schmidt, who recently endorsed gay marriage, warned that the GOP is "at risk of becoming a religious party. In a free country a political party cannot remain viable in the long term if it is seen as a sectarian party." Strong words. Wonder what his future will be in Republican politics...

--James Kirchick

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