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Monday, July 25, 2005

In the Heart of the Heartland

There is a wisper of dissent:
An owner of a small shop that sells horse gear, worries about criticizing a president whose openness about his faith has made him popular here. "They think it's un-American to say anything bad about Bush," he says. "Religion and politics have become too mixed, and that's not healthy."
It may be quiet, but if you listen it's there.

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