We Need an American Pope
...so to speak.
During election season, it seems that most people put a vested interest in learning about the different candidate's positions, and adjust their own political beliefs, even if only to keep up with the water cooler conversations.
If we had to elect a symbolic spiritual leader for our country, would this have the same result? People thinking about philosophical and theological issues? Lively debates and discussions?
That could be WAY more fun, and arguably more profitable.