Sunday, April 12, 2009

Postscript to the previous

When I say that the Christian right (basically right-wing authoritarianism wrapped up in New Testament rhetoric) is far from spent as a political force, I mean it. Although no one will mistake James Dobson (the grizzled culture warrior from an earlier era) with Third Wave Christianity, his non-concession concession speech regarding the most recent setbacks in their culture wars should be read as a warning rather than as a white flag.

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