Confess Infidelity, Win Votes

If you are a Republican Presidential candidate who once (or even twice) cheated on your wife, that personal shortcoming is more likely to help than harm your political chances in 2008.

While it may seem counterintuitive to many progressives, a past bout with marital infidelity is actually an opportunity for the right-winger and not the albatross that many believe it to be.As the scramble for the 2008 Republican nomination unfolds, one strategy emerging involves confessions of being unfaithful to woo Evangelical voters.

Cynical? Absolutely. But smart, too.

To see the logic in this newest right-wing game, we need only look as far as ...

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