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The Moral Majority is Getting Smaller

David Frum October 11th, 2011 at 8:22 am 75 Comments

A dozen years ago, another Texas governor launched a campaign for president in which religion was also a major theme. George W. Bush stressed his own Christian commitment and spoke in terms borrowed from the evangelical lexicon.

At the same time, Bush took care to avoid offense to non-evangelicals. Excluding Catholics from a state-wide day of prayer? Precipitating a debate over whether Mormons are Christians? Speaking at a Values Voters Summit scheduled on Yom Kippur–and then slyly insulting those voters who happen not to be present?

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