Would you vote for an atheist

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Would you vote for an atheist for president of the USA?

Poll closed Dec 30, 2011.
  1. Yes

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  2. No

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  3. MountainMan is an idiot for asking this question

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  1. alan1
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    Everybody that runs for president is 'expected' to proclaim their religious affiliation.

    Would you vote for an atheist for president of the USA?
    Why or why not?
     
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    You already said it. Why not? I don't give a damn what a mans religion is. Or isn't.
     
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    Yes, I would.
     
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    Absolutely! Religion does not determine morality! I would certainly trust a moral Atheist above a religious zealot who believes in the invisible Sky Daddy.
     
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    It's the "isn't" part that seems to bother some folk.
     
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    I would not. Atheists have a goal of making atheism the law of the land.
     
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    I would have no problem voting for an atheist, but I'd never vote for a candidate that called my God the "Invisible Sky Daddy".
     
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    I agree.
    Religion does not equal zealotry.
     
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    I don't.
     
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    I never said it did.
     

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