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The prayer card sent out by an evangelical Republican candidate for state senate in Oklahoma is causing eye rolls at the New Republic blog and other secular-mindedprecincts that see this character as a prime specimen of flyover country's theocratic GOP booboisie.
But that's just the Republican candidate. How about the Democrats in the race for the 46th Senate district seat from Oklahoma City?
There's the Air America-Daily Kos-Michael Moore progressive candidate who lost a brother at the World Trade Center on 9/11, and as a leader of the antiwar group Sept. 11 Families for Peaceful Tomorrows is in a forgiving mood toward Zacharias Moussaoui. "One day I’d like to meet Zacharias Moussaoui," says Andrew Rice. "I’d like to say to him, ‘you can hate me and my brother as much as you like, but I want you to know that I loved your mother and I comforted her when she was crying’."