1. The woman should never have brought religion into the debate. Her values might be informed by her religion (good), but she shouldn't be using her religion or its symbols as a rhetorical club.
2. What absolute cretins. They'd already won the debate when she felt she had to resort to religious symbols, they didn't need to stomp on the symbols of her faith.
Instapundit sez "at least it wasn't a Koran." I know he's being a bit tongue-in-cheek, but it doesn't matter to me what religious symbol she had used. Religion in this context is an ad hoc argument, and such shouldn't be allowed in political debate.