The politics of that year  are old now, but the problem remains the same, the real culture clash of American life. It’s between the essence of fundamentalism — paternalism, authority, and charity — and the messy imperatives of democracy, “the din of the vox populi” once derided by Abram Vereide. It’s the difference between false unity, preached from above, and real solidarity, pledged between brothers and sisters — the kinds who are always bickering.
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C Street: The Fundamentalist Threat to American Democracy
Page Page 284,
Published by Little, Brown and Company, Hachette Book Group,
, New York
, First Edition: September 2010,