Should We Vote Obama 08? No.
I don't think that Senator Obama truly understands what his faith means. Any well-read Christian will point out that if the senator believes that abortion is wrong, he would come down on the pro-life side. Any political strategist will point out that he's straddling the center here.
Pilate's story can give us some guidance here, because he was in a comparable situation. We know that he was just as guilty as the men who crucified Jesus Christ; he couldn't wash his hands of that even in his reasoning to avert a riot. There's no gray area.
There's no gray area in cooking intelligence books either, but Republicans should also be aware that none of the Republican contenders started this war. If they voted for it, the Democrats voted for it at their side. But, they all voted on flawed intelligence. What the Republicans understand is that we are in the war right now. We're past debating whether it was a mistake because that debate wont take us anywhere.
Republicans and Democrats want to get out of Iraq, but Republicans understand that the way out is going to be more difficult than simply calling for a withdrawal.