I'm a polical news junkie and sure this isn't a political site, but having read the polical sites (becuase it's freezing out and the gym can wait, right?) Anyway, the story that I don't see out there is this:
Evangelical leaders, the talking heads that you constantly hear lambasting "the homosexual lifestyle" united in calling for the election of Rick Santorum. The James Dobson's and the Gary Bauer's of the world for years now have continually slammed gay people in a never-ending campaign that is financed in an effort by horrible people like the Koch Brothers to influence people to vote against their best interests by use hate, fear and division. Their access to and influence of their audience has made them rich and given their extreme voices throughout mainstream media.
South Carolina was a rebuke to their leadership of their supposed flock. The "Leadership" endorsed Santorum. Voters identifying as "Evangelical Christians" reported a majority voting for Newt Gringrich. Second amongst them was Romney. The endorsed Santorum barely pulled one-fifth of their votes.
Assuming the Koch brothers and others have been funding these blathering blowhards based on influence and not confluence and further assuming that as businessmen they expect a return on investment, this mighty rebuke should mean less funding for the "leaders". Assuming news operations take note of their lack of leadership and note that their "Q Factor" is now a negative to their audiences, we should see a decrease in coverage. South Carolina is the turning point were the misleading hateful voices that have been vilifying gay people for years now will begin to be muted. The end of the Religious Right is now. Good riddance.