The Deacon's Bench

I’ve wondered about that for a while, and now this curious piece in the New York Times — in the Fashion section, believe it or not — confirms it (though Coulter, it seems, is, um, un-comfirmed…literally):

Ms. Coulter was born in 1961, the youngest of three children in suburban New Canaan, Conn., where she was schooled early in Republican politics. Her father was an ex-F.B.I. agent and labor lawyer; her mother, a homemaker from Kentucky active in the Daughters of the American Revolution. Mr. Coulter’s older brother, John Coulter, recalled a dinnertime debate when Ms. Coulter was 8 and the family argued over whether states should help pay for private education. The family agreed they were against it. She was baptized Catholic, like her father, but never confirmed. She now attends a Protestant church, like her mother did. “I tormented my mother by saying I didn’t believe in God when I was a teenager,” she said.

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