Bible thumpers

Bowermaster, David
August 1992
U.S. News & World Report;8/3/92, Vol. 113 Issue 5, p17
Reports that Jerry Falwell, founder of the defunct Moral Majority, accuses Democratic presidential candidate Bill Clinton of `misquoting and manipulating the Holy Scripture for political purposes,' and `700 Club' host Pat Robertson says Clinton's call for a `new covenant' borders on blasphemy. Long history of using and abusing religious passages in US politics; Examples of how religious passages have been used; The religious rhetoric is bound to continue.


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