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Michael Wear is chief strategist for The AND Campaign. He led religious outreach for President Obama’s re-election campaign in 2012. With his wife Melissa, he produces the Reclaiming Hope newsletter on faith, politics and public life.

With a hastily passed resolution, the Democratic National Committee exaggerated the numbers and the importance of its “secular” wing. (iStock/AlexLMX)
Politics & Society Short Take
Michael WearOctober 01, 2019
The Democratic National Committee got played, writes Michael Wear, when it passed a resolution celebrating the “religiously unaffiliated” and casting aspersions on those of faith.