Magazine October 2, 2017, Issue

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Shared Culture, Shared Beliefs

Michael Lind is to be commended for trying to reunite America under “cultural nationalism” (“The Case for Cultural Nationalism,” September 11). He defines this as “an American national majority defined by a common culture.” He affirms that “there is and long has been an American cultural majority.” I am with him completely, on all of this, so far.

I have one objection to make. He is also selling us short. Very short. He rejects the idea of a “common. . . creed.” But all groups have a creed, whether stated or implied. Everybody acts on some sort of

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Shared Culture, Shared Beliefs Michael Lind is to be commended for trying to reunite America under “cultural nationalism” (“The Case for Cultural Nationalism,” September 11). He defines this as “an American ...
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The Week

‐ The Boston Red Sox announced the hiring of Edward Snowden as bench coach. ‐ Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer wanted to extend the debt limit for three months, while their ...
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