While Democrats will decry Santorum's views on social issues, and the Republican base will rally behind him, most truly independent voters may largely ignore his extreme conservatism on social issues, simply because they don't really care about the wedge issues.
I have been comforted in coming out as an atheist by the Pew survey of religious knowledge in the U.S. Turns out that atheists or agnostics scored highest on a test consisting of questions about various religions.
According to a new poll, Americans are mixing faiths more than ever before. Many attend worship services of more than one denomination, and many also blend Christianity with Eastern or New Age beliefs.