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Religion and the Flag

When Obama says that his party won’t use religion as a wedge or patriotism as a club, that is a way of saying that those topics are out of bounds. It’s always a mistake when Democrats do that. Better to say, as Hillary did, that she regards each vote for her “as a prayer.” That was a wonderful, culturally powerful use of metaphor, and evidence that she is in tune with the quasi-religious sentiments of most semi-religious Americans.

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