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    evangelicals in the early 70's or late 60's as part of assembling a populist base. These people have believed basically this same way since forever.

    The alliance between evangelicals and Republicans helped evangelicalism expand greatly into the mainstream, and there are enough of them now that they've become an important fraction of the party.

    The party didn't so much change, as its membership and leadership gradually got replaced.

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Fri Jul 12, 2013 at 03:59:58 PM PDT

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