Campaign Portrait, Robertson: His Eyes Have Seen the Glory

Pat Robertson's "spirit-filled" crusade

Occasionally, when a wayward voter rebuffed their earnest entreaties, they dropped to their knees to pray for the misguided soul heading toward the ballot boxes in the crowded Ames, Iowa, arena. But when their candidate finally strode onto the podium with the beaming countenance of a man blessed with faith in the righteousness of his path, the campaign workers leaped off their feet in joy. Leaning forward with the mild-mannered charm of a televangelist talking to a camera, yet drawing on the rhythmic cadences of a polished preacher, the Rev. Pat Robertson delivered an ecumenical version of the message that has...

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