As the race for the Oval Office was heating up back in 2012, I published a little column that caught CNN’s attention: “WWJVF: Who Would Jesus Vote For?” I had written it because candidates on all sides — even Obama — were invoking the King of Kings to support their agendas. So, CNN’s Carol Costello asked me to answer the question that my article left unanswered.

Larry Alex Taunton is an author, cultural commentator, and freelance columnist contributing to USA TODAYFox NewsFirst ThingsThe AtlanticCNN, and The American Spectator.  In addition to being a frequent radio and television guest, he is also the author of The Grace  Effect and The Gospel Coalition Arts and Culture Book of the Year, The Faith of Christopher Hitchens. You can subscribe to his blog at

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