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Bush to Repay Religious Right for Election

At a pre-inaugural gala thrown by the religious right who now believe they own Bush, former campaign manager and current RNC chair Ken Mehlman delivered this message to the faithful, "Promises made will be promises kept, because this president will do what he said he'd do." Mehlman spoke of the president's "most sacred duty -- the appointment of judges. "We're going to have more Scalias and Thomases."

I took that as a threat. There was no mention of other specific promises, but one can assume that abortion and gay marriage are all these people care about.

According to the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, some of those in attendance where, Gary Bauer, Ralph Reed and Jerry Falwell, oh and John Thune.


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