Last week, the White House sponsored a major national conference on "faith-based" funding, featuring a speech by President George W. Bush. Then on Saturday, the president devoted his weekly radio chat to the same topic.
Touting his "new approach called 'compassionate conservatism'" and praising the "armies of compassion" supposedly empowered by his initiative, he said, "Because of you, I'm confident that the progress we have made over the past eight years will continue. Because of you, countless souls have been touched and lives have been healed." Read more