Via reader James, Chuck Todd has some interesting things to say to evangelicals who still want to be relevant to this process.
Conservatives may not be thrilled with what a McCain presidency means, but if social conservatives care about the makeup of the House and Senate, as well state legislatures and the courts, then they should rally around McCain. They know better than most the importance of controlling the legislative and judicial branches to achieve long-term influence
So, what’s the prescription?
He will have to do well in the Rust Belt and dominate the economic issue in a way he’s never done before. McCain could fix some of his problems connecting on the economy by his choice of a running mate, and there may not be a better “conventional” pick than Mitt Romney.
Read the whole thing here.