From the mouth of Jerry Falwell:
Falwell: GOP controlled by evangelical Christians now
WASHINGTON - The Rev. Jerry Falwell boasted Friday that evangelical Christians, after nearly 25 years of increasing political activism, control the Republican Party and the fate of President Bush in the November election.
"The Republican Party does not have the head count to elect a president without the support of religious conservatives," Falwell said at an election training conference of the Christian Coalition.
We knew this, of course. This is the group that is behind the current administration policies with respect to anything that has to do with women's health and their fertility choices. They also have their own reasons for wanting to have continuous warfare in the Middle East. But they're not calling the shots. That's the boys with the wallets.