Inbox: Aug. 6, 2007

Faith Vote '08

It was unsettling to read your cover story declaring that the Democratic Party "ignored the faithful for decades" [July 23]. As a liberal Christian and an ordained minister, since when do I not fit the label of "the faithful"? The Democratic Party has been steadfast in support of the poor, minorities and social justice in our nation for many decades. Those who take seriously their faith in God are intimately involved with these issues. "The faithful" is not synonymous with "Fundamentalists." You do the rest of us an injustice by implying as much.

(The Rev.) William H. Taber ROCHESTER,...

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