Palin: God will do the right thing on election day

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    October 22, 2008
    Palin: God will do the right thing on election day

    FINDLAY, Ohio (CNN) –- In an interview posted online Wednesday, Sarah Palin told Dr. James Dobson of “Focus on the Family” that she is confident God will do “the right thing for America” on Nov. 4.

    Dobson asked the vice presidential hopeful if she is concerned about John McCain’s sagging poll numbers, but Palin stressed that she was “not discouraged at all.”

    “To me, it motivates us, makes us work that much harder,” she told the influential Christian leader, whose radio show reaches millions of listeners daily. “And it also strengthens my faith because I know at the end of the day putting this in God’s hands, the right thing for America will be done, at the end of the day on Nov. 4.”

    Dobson praised Palin's opposition to abortion rights, to which the governor affirmed that she is “hardcore pro-life.”

    She said giving birth to her son Trig, who has Down syndrome, has given her the opportunity “to be walking the walk and not just talking the talk” in her long-standing opposition to abortion.

    Dobson — who has never been warm to McCain — asked Palin if her “private conversations” with the GOP nominee had revealed a true commitment to the Republican party’s pro-life platform, which calls for a constitutional amendment banning abortions.

    "I do, from the bottom of my heart," Palin assured Dobson. “John McCain is solidly there on those solid planks in our platform that build the right agenda for America.”

    She also thanked her supporters — including Dobson, who said he and his wife were asking “for God’s intervention” on election day — for their prayers of support.

    “It is that intercession that is so needed,” she said. “And so greatly appreciated. And I can feel it too, Dr. Dobson. I can feel the power of prayer, and that strength that is provided through our prayer warriors across this nation. And I so appreciate it.”


    The interview was taped on Monday by phone while Palin was campaigning in Colorado Springs, where “Focus on the Family” is headquartered.

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    So I guess the choice is that either god decided Obama was best for America or god failed to listen to these people. Of course there's always c) none of the above. I am going with c).
     
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    This is so bizarre to me.
     
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    Same

    And even if God did exist, he had jack shit to do with it.
     
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    funny how it's "none of the above" THIS election.. but 04?

    :lol:
     
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    This is pretty funny in retrospect.
     
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    As a non-believer my answer will pretty much be a consistent no for divine intervention in any election
     
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    God doesn't do the popular vote miracle thing.

    He does the electoral college.

    No sense wasting a miracle turning millions of people into puppets when he pull the string on hundreds.
     

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