Jeb Sells Catholicism to Evangelicals

At The Daily Beast, Betsy Woodruff reports that Jeb Bush “launched into an emotional testimony before a predominantly evangelical audience on Friday about the joy he felt when he left Protestantism.” Despite their similar political positions, Protestants and Catholics have a history of hostility towards each other. “So, Bush’s willingness to talk explicitly about his decision to leave behind the Protestantism that galvanizes so many members of the Faith and Freedom Coalition audience reflects an important shift in the way social conservatives talk to each other,” Woodruff writes.

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