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Sullivan on the Republican Base

By on 9.7.06 | 6:05PM

Andrew Sullivan cites a quote that appears at the bottom of a CNN piece mainly about Southern women who are disenchanted with President Bush:

"There are some people, and I'm one of them, that believe George Bush was placed where he is by the Lord," Tomanio said. "I don't care how he governs, I will support him. I'm a Republican through and through."

On the basis of this, Sullivan feels comfortable concluding, "For the first time, one of the major parties is, at its core, a religious organization."

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