Jim Towey, who directs the White House’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, which steers government funds to religious groups that provide social services, explained Gerson’s role in the Bush Administration this way: “There are some people in the White House who are more conservative than compassionate, and some who are more compassionate than conservative. Mike is more compassionate than conservative.”
Friday, March 17, 2006
Michael Gerson, Bush's Speech Writer
Here is a link to an interesting article in the New Yorker about Michael Gerson, Bush's speech writer. Gerson seems like a man who is serious about his faith and really cares about issues of justice and poverty.