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Grieder: Conservatives should not take a more belligerent approach to the culture wars - HoustonChronicle.com
Conservatives aren’t exactly winning the culture wars, granted. But they aren’t being targeted on the basis of their religious beliefs — and the greatest threat to their political movement isn’t coming from the Americans they see as enemies.
religion-of-politicians  culture-wars  Christian-persecution  trump-voters 
13 days ago by Peony43
Trump really hates apologizing for misogyny and racism. New reporting explains why. - The Washington Post
What Trump basically declares again and again, in one form or another, is that those who demand resistance to our basest and most divisive and hateful instincts should just shut up and stop ruining all the fun. Instead, by all means, go ahead and revel in them — without apology.
trump-voters  trump-rhetoric  trump-racism  trump-misogyny  political-correctness  apologies 
september 2018 by Peony43
Raging, isolated Trump retreats deeper into his bubble - The Washington Post
One of the biggest lies at the core of Trumpism is the idea that great swaths of Real America are rooting for the hardest of hard-line immigration crackdowns to succeed and that only liberal elites in their bubble don’t get this. But this idea has itself created a bubble around Trump, and his most cynical advisers are very skilled at keeping it in place.
trump-voters  trump-immigration  Steven-Miller  trump-bubble  Gen-Kelly 
january 2018 by Peony43
The Nationalist's Delusion - The Atlantic
From a different vantage point, what Trump’s supporters refer to as political correctness is largely the result of marginalized communities gaining sufficient political power to project their prerogatives onto society at large. What a society finds offensive is not a function of fact or truth, but of power. It is why unpunished murders of black Americans by agents of the state draw less outrage than black football players’ kneeling for the National Anthem in protest against them. It is no coincidence that Trump himself frequently uses the term to belittle what he sees as unnecessary restrictions on state force.
trump-voters  trump-racism  2016  Deplorables 
november 2017 by Peony43

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