Americans' confidence in religious institutions has hit an all-time low, with only 44 percent expressing a "great deal" of confidence in organized religion, according to a new Gallup survey.1. It is still stunningly high. Hard to imagine what there is to have confidence in?
2. If sheltering an elite army of child molesters, demeaning women, hostility to gays, regressive politics, and a radical insistence on teaching hocus-pocus to school children isn't enough to shake people's confidence, what does it take?