With Palin On the Ticket, Evangelicals Are Energized

Michael D. Shear and Juliet Eilperin, Washington Post Staff Writers:

For Christian conservatives, who watched with dismay as their issues were ignored or trivialized during the long Republican primary, the surprise addition to the GOP ticket of a woman raised in a Pentecostal church, who once described herself as “pro-life as any candidate can be,” has transformed an election many had come to regard with indifference. Now Republicans such as Reed — who describes the Palin selection as a “shot directly into the heart of the evangelical movement” — hope the party will benefit in November from a crucial part of its base that is as energized as the young supporters of Democrat Barack Obama.

With Palin On the Ticket, Evangelicals Are Energized – washingtonpost.com

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