John McCain hopes to clarify and fend off criticism from Jewish groups who don’t agree it’s a Christian country with this: “It’s almost Talmudic. We are a nation that was based on Judeo-Christian values. That means respect for all of human rights and dignity. That’s my principle values and ideas, and that’s what I think motivated our founding fathers,” McCain said.
[“Bisl”? You should look it up and be well.]
And yes, there is a world of difference both factually and politically between the terms “Judeo-Christian” and “Christian” and, yes, I think McCain understands this.