Media scholar Mark Crispin Miller, author of Fooled Again: The Real Case for Electoral Reform and editor of a new volume, Loser Takes All: Election Fraud and The Subversion of Democracy, 2000 – 2008, responds to The Family: “One of those rare books that changes how one looks at the whole world,¬†providing a profound corrective to a range of well-established misconceptions. Not only does¬†The Family help us to grasp the true threat posed by ‘Christian fundamentalism,’ but, even more important, it also utterly explodes the tidy leftist view that those who run the show are merely cynical, interested only in the numbers, and using ‘faith’ only to keep the masses hypnotized, the better to pick their pockets. While there surely is such cynicism at the top, the situation is, as you demonstrate, far more complex than that, and therefore a lot scarier. And to find out that such widespread and powerful fanaticism played such a crucial role throughout the Cold War is simply staggering — one of those truths that will, I think, take quite a long time to sink in “