Today, CNN.com posted an online guest editorial by Family Research Council President Tony Perkins with his analysis of what social conservatives want in a presidential candidate:

They are looking for that credible leader who can cast a coherent and compelling vision -- a vision that unites the three powerful cords of conservatism and draws them snugly together. They want a candidate who realizes our nation and its economy will be no stronger than the core building block called the family. In the meantime, expect the passion of conservatives to grow as they search for a suitor who can rescue a nation that is in distress internationally, economically and morally.

Read the whole thing at CNN.com.