Is the War on Christmas Really a Proxy War for White Supremacy?

A sociologist explains how Christmas became a battlefield and how white men lost the American Dream.

The war on Christmas is a myth. Yet so many Republicans, Donald Trump voters and other conservatives are apparently obsessed with it. Why is this?Today's conservative movement is masterful in its ability to use emotional appeals to manipulate its public with the goal of achieving and maintaining political power. As Richard Hofstadter observed more than five decades ago, American conservatives are also anti-intellectual and especially prone to believing in conspiracy theories.Movement conservatism also has a...

4 Published By - AlterNet.org - 2018.01.13. 19:51
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