Damon Linker

former Professor of Political Philosophy, Brigham Young University

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Senior Writing Fellow in the Center for Critical Writing at the University of Pennsylvania; former Editor at First Things, a religious journal, and Professor of Political Philosophy at Brigham Young University; author of The Theocons: Secular America Under Seige

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Massachusetts Senator John Kennedy became America's first Catholic president after a  speech  in which he said no Catholic prelate would tell him what to do in the White House.

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