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During a speech in Irvine, Calif., Bush gave even more credence to the thesis of Kevin Phillips’ book “American Theocracy.”
Or, to paraphrase Truthdig contributor Sam Harris: Every time Bush says the word “God,” just substitute the word “Apollo” or “Thor,” and you begin to glimpse the intellectual quackery implicit in basing earthly policy on a supernatural conceit.
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