Today’s blog articulates the core idea that allows a disparate set of American conservatives to unite under a common brand. It suggests rather than analyzes why this uniting idea is not only a weak link among different factions, but a powerful and destructive force threatening an emerging America. There is always the danger that demonizing the other may be a myth and a projection rather than an articulation of a real threat. As I will try to show in the set of blogs I will send out next week, I believe the characterization is real and that the danger is real.
Next Week: Obama as a Black President Who Appears to Embody Whiteness