Ralph Reed: Obama Would Benefit From Christ-like Leadership

He says a good leader is one who provides not just "bread, but also the bread of life" for constituents.

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Democrats would have had fewer losses on election Tuesday if President Obama had embraced a "Christ-like model of leadership," says Ralph Reed, founder and chairman of the Faith and Freedom Coalition. Reed, who used to run Pat Robertson's Christian Coalition, says a good leader is one who provides not just the "bread, but also the bread of life" for his constituents. "Even if you bring the capital-gains tax down to zero," create more jobs, and turn the economy around, he argues, Obama still needs to give an "eternal" set of values, such as opposing abortion and same-sex marriage. So who would be a Christ-like GOP challenger to Obama in 2012? Reed says his friend, Sarah Palin.

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