On Conservatism

Moral Minority

By Patrick J. Deneen ● First Things ● 04/01/2017


It was once believed that America’s Moral Majority, once organized into a robust and organized electorate, could serve as a countervailing force to the source of our ills: a pernicious coterie of elites in Washington, D.C. Three recently published books reveal a rejection of that assumption and assert rather that, in a country seemingly populated a corrupted majority, politics is not enough.

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