— Or choosing which way Washington should lean on social issues like abortion, gay marriage, women in combat, and making exceptions to federal rules for religious institutions that are also employers.
— For many voters, it's as simple as Democrat vs. Republican. But the choice is also law professor vs. venture capitalist. Illinois senator vs. Massachusetts governor. Stay the course vs. a new direction. Mr. You Didn't Build that vs. Mr. 47 percent.
Is a candidate the sum of all his policies? Would either man be able to keep his promises if stymied by recalcitrant Congress members? Maybe, in an uncertain world, character trumps everything.
The choice belongs to the voters.
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