Bush's Avenging Angel

Can Ralph Reed rally the Religious Right--and stop McCain in South Carolina?

Reeling from his drubbing in the New Hampshire primary, George W. Bush is calling out the shock troops to fend off the populist charge of Senator John McCain. For Bush, it could come down to a make-or-break stand in South Carolina's primary on Feb. 19. And no one will be more vital to his Southern survival strategy than Ralph Reed, the political consultant and former executive director of the Christian Coalition.

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