For November, Let Us Pray For You-Know-Who

The radio ad's announcer reads a list of famous Americans who gave their lives to Christ--from founding father John Jay to former Harlem Globetrotter Meadowlark Lemon--as fifes trill and drums roll in the background. "You too can be an American inspiration," the narrator concludes, "by joining the Presidential Prayer Team!"

The ad, running on 1,165 radio stations around the country, doesn't mention President Bush. But it comes from a group that could play a major role in rallying the President's Christian conservative base to vote in this year's election. Founded in the wake of 9/11 with backing from Arizona Diamondbacks owner...

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