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The Blind Leading the Blind: Inept Christian Activism

In late October of 1990, coming out of a White House meeting with President Bush and some of his top aides, you would have thought that Dr. Robert P. Dugan, Jr., Director of the National Association Evangelicals (NAB), was in the driver's seat. Said a confident Dr. Dugan to the assembled press microphones and cameras, regarding the President:

"I feel optimistic. But, we'll hold his feet to the fire, especially in terms of this draft document we've submitted to him." He said he hoped the Bush Administration would find a way to express itself afresh concerning "traditional family values."