How progressives won the culture war — but lost the battle for economic justice

Over the past half century, both Democrats and Republicans have lost what they care most about. Yet one group has won everything...

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More than two decades have passed since Pat Buchanan gave his (in)famous "culture war" speech at the 1992 Republican convention:

This election is about more than who gets what. It is about who we are. It is about what we believe, and what we stand for as Americans. There is a religious war going on in this country. It is a cultural war, as critical to the kind of nation we shall be as was the Cold War itself, for this war is for the soul of America.

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