Michigan's Holy Confusion

Robertson scores, but Bush leads in a new national poll

In the past, the Rev. Pat Robertson, an immensely popular television evangelist and head of the Christian Broadcasting Network, has said that he was awaiting divine guidance on whether he should run for President. But Robertson's show of strength in an early test in Michigan last week could give the New Right Televangelist a more earthly impetus.

Robertson's appeal was, perhaps, the only clear-cut revelation to emerge from the Rube Goldberg process that Michigan has adopted for picking delegates to the nominating convention that is still more than two years away. Last week 10,110 potential candidates signed up to run in...

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