Wordwatch: Evangelical

Friday, November 19, 2004

Question: What do you call the demographic of American Protestants with especially conservative social beliefs? Answer: Unclear. The group formerly known as the "Christian Right" has made it known that they'd rather be referred to as "Evangelicals." Not so fast, say liberal Evangelicals who vote Democratic, and who protest the tarnishing of their religion with politics. Brooke takes a closer look at a disputed moniker.

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