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A Brief, Depressing History of Open Atheists and the U.S. Presidency

Religious historian Leigh Eric Schmidt, whose new book Village Atheists comes out next week, has an excellent piece at Religion & Politics about the difficulties of being an open atheist trying to get into the highest office in the land.
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