Melanie is a senior at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. She’s finishing her degree in Environmental Science this fall and starting her masters in Political Science this spring, after which she plans to pursue environmental law. This is her third year with the Illini Secular Student Alliance, and she currently serves as secretary.
Buzz over the 2012 presidential campaign is growing more every day, and I'm all aflutter witnessing the shit storm that is the Republican primary unfold. Watching "Rock-You-Like-A-Herman Cain" craftily dodge opportunities to refute cult slams on Mormon "Mittens" Romney got me thinking recently about the ambiguous religious affiliations of some of our past presidents.