TMR's been insisting "culture trumps politics" for so long this blog should be considered a political gift from God:
“As Obama struggles through his second term, it's clear one of his signal legacies will be cementing the Democrats' connection with that coalition's cultural priorities. It's easy to imagine Hillary Clinton or another future Democratic presidential nominee offering more centrist fiscal or foreign policies than Obama. But on cultural issues Obama has led his party across a Rubicon.
Reversing their frequent ambivalence after the 1960s, Democrats are now following their president into an unswerving embrace of cultural and demographic change. That shift reverberates through Obama's defiant recent pledges to act unilaterally if necessary,...”
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