Dear Call Box: At the end of George W. Bush's inaugural address he said, "This story goes on. And an angel still rides in the whirlwind and directs this storm." Can you tell me to what this refers? -- M.G.
Dear M.G. You're not the only person curious about the phrase. Bush included a number of religious references in his speech. However, this one produced some discussion. Former presidential speechwriter Peggy Noonan, in a Wall Street Journal column, wrote that the phrase was "opaque."
Here are a few clues:
A book titled Angel in the Whirlwind: The Triumph of the American Revolution was written by Benson Bobrick a few years ago. The title came from a …