Entering the race late gives me an advantage over my esteemed co-candidates and worthless enemies. My delayed candidacy means there's less time to be investigated by the lame-stream media. If Herman Cain had waited to jump into the race, who knows how far he could have gone.
Too many of congregants' political priorities are determined by a party or ideology -- not the Word of God. Their identities are shaped by marketing and media campaigns that manufacture a view of the world in order to maximize their own power and profit.