Republicans know their new 'culture war' isn't fooling anyone, much less Republicans

Claire Bond Potter explains how we've been here before.

On Monday, US Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio, the Republican Party’s most aggressive culture warrior, called for a congressional investigation into “cancel culture.”

Welcome back to the culture wars. 

We’ve been here before.

First, there was McCarthyism. Ostensibly a Cold War campaign against fascism and communism, the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUA…

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