Cat in the Hat.jpgI’ve been looking at the presidential match-up in recent Survey USA state polls, which divide up respondents by worship attendance into “regularly,” “occasionally,” and “almost never.” In just about every case, John McCain wins the regularlies, while Obama wins the occasionalies and almost nevers. (Alabama, where all three categories go equally strongly for McCain., is an exception) What this means, effectively, is that the higher the proportion of regular attenders there is in a state, the more likely McCain is to win it; the lower the proportion, Obama. So while the large proportion of African-Americans in the South enable Obama to push the envelope there, the strong message for him is, “Go West, young man!” There be lotsa Nones in them thar hills.