As if we didn’t have enough foreign wars, it looks like a cultural war over abortion is ready to ignite in 2011.
Charging fallen politicians with hypocrisy fundamentally misses the point that has been in dispute during the culture wars.
Protesters at Notre Dame fear that President Obama will use his commencement speech to “co-opt” the Catholic vote and promote his “extreme views on abortion.” No need for either: the vast majority of Catholics already agree with him.
In today’s New York Times, William Saletan offers a misguided prescription for ending the “culture” wars and perpetuates the myths of “moral” versus “practical.”
Unlike the recent document claiming reconciliation between evangelicals and progressives the only way democracy has ever been expanded in the US, according to the Rev. Sekou, is by the defeat of conservative evangelical positions.