“Christian nationalism, a belief that the United States was founded as a white, Christian nation and that there is no separation between church and state, is gaining steam on the right,” contends a new Politico article on the dangers of the theocratic democracy-destroying right. The headline reads, “Most Republicans Support Declaring the United States a Christian Nation.” Most? It is all very disturbing. And since the piece is categorized as “political science” and written by two professors from the University of Maryland’s Critical Issues Poll — one of them a distinguished scholar — it also sounds quite genuine.
Alas, when you open the two-question (online) poll that forms the basis for this 1,000-word piece condemning Republicans as modern-day Crusaders, you will notice that Stella Rouse