> "It was at that point that Reverend Graham finally confirmed for fact
> a legend that had been passed down by Democrats in evangelical circles
> for generations -- that the good reverend himself was one of us.
> "Well, I've been a Democrat all of my life. So, I can identify with
> those in the blue states. But, they'll come out of this eventually,"
> said Reverend Graham soothing the hurt felt by many of his blue
> "For decades, Democrats at Southern Baptist socials and Pentecostal
> picnics have consoled themselves with the rumor that Billy Graham
> himself is a Democrat (much the same way Democratic Country Music fans
> take solace in the widely held belief that Toby Keith is one as well).
> This message is passed along to discreetly "outed" Democratic
> evangelicals in a way reminiscent of a Democratic underground