Culture Warriors category archive
Dana Hall McCain finds it hard to wrap her head around the news out of Liberty University.
I am beginning to think that there is nothing more routinely an pettily anti-social than “social” media.
David and his guest discuss how the internet feeds confirmation bias.
The Des Moines Register’s Rekha Basu comments on Congressman Steve King’s (R-Cloud Cuckoo Land) defense of rape and incest. A snippet:
Accused rapists have long defended themselves by claiming it didn’t happen, or the victim “asked for it,” maybe by dressing too provocatively. But never, to my knowledge, has a defense rested on a claim that rape itself isn’t such a bad thing.
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Martin Longman tries to figure out why white, evangelical “Christians” are so enamored with Donald Trump. An excerpt:
It’s not perplexing to me that Christians have a multitude of beliefs that don’t all come together as a uniform and internally logical system. But I do notice what is negotiable and what is not. With evangelicals, not much is supposed to be negotiable, but it turns out that the truth is almost the complete opposite. You can be the worst, most disrespectful person towards the actual tenets of the faith so long as you insult and belittle the people who don’t share the faith.
Judge kicks the Little Smirk’s defamation lawsuit against The Washington Post to the curb because there was no there there.