The religious right was prepared to turn President Bush’s Supreme Court appointment into an Armageddon-like battle over abortion, a moral showdown between the forces of good and evil. With one of their own in the White House and antiabortion Republicans in control of the Senate, success on this key issue seemed at hand. No wonder many on the religious right are unhappy with what Bush has delivered, and unplacated by assurances that Miers attends a conservative evangelical church.
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