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The religious right has devoted a substantial amount of effort to proving religious obligations are secondary to partisan politics; the American trend towards secularism is not unrelated.
If that’s the result it will surely increase conservative Catholics sense of siege, but you can’t kick everyone out of your house and then whine about being lonely. I mean you can I guess.
Also having a herrenvolk has historically not worked out all that well for people like Mandel here and well, me. But I’m sure this time will be different, right?
The question is now: how many Republican officials were profiting off their secret foreknowledge of a mass casualty event while the president and his propaganda network were assuring everyone that the coronavirus was “contained?”
The first big vote by mail controversy was FDR wanting to help the troops vote but the Dixiecrats freaking out that doing so could help enfranchise black people. Anyway just a random historical fact obviously unrelated to anything today
A Black man and a Jew winning election to the US Senate in the deep south is evocative of the old civil rights alliance in a way I find ... emotionally resonant.