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Opening Arguments

Many paths

I'm Episcopalian. No, I'm Baptist. Wait, I'm both. Oh, it doesn't matter. This is one reason people don't trust John McCain:

Republican presidential candidate John McCain, who has long identified himself as an Episcopalian, said this weekend that he is a Baptist and has been for years.

Campaigning in this conservative, predominantly Baptist state, McCain called himself a Baptist when speaking to reporters Sunday and noted that he and his family have been members of the North Phoenix Baptist Church in his home state of Arizona for more than 15 years.

"It's well known because I'm an active member of the church," the Arizona senator said.

While McCain has long talked about his family's and his own attendance at the Arizona church, he appears to have consistently referred to himself as Episcopalian in media reports.

I didn't like McCain much when he was a "maverick" sucking up to the press. I like him even less now that he's trying to be everything to everybody. Mitt Romney is too slick by half for his sudden discovery of conservative principles, but at least he picks one religion and sticks with it.