Progressives, It’s Time to Take Up Arms: Guns. You already know the right opinion to have on that topic, right?  Well, maybe this is something you’ve not considered before: Guns are the  biggest reason a good portion of country folks vote Republican, even  when it may be the Democrats who best serve them in the end.
Until urban liberals understand the roots of this seeming contradiction,  until they begin to actively grapple with how they’re perceived by  rural moderates, this voting pattern will not change—and progressives  will always struggle to hold on to power for any extended period of  time.
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Progressives, It’s Time to Take Up Arms: Guns. You already know the right opinion to have on that topic, right? Well, maybe this is something you’ve not considered before: Guns are the biggest reason a good portion of country folks vote Republican, even when it may be the Democrats who best serve them in the end.

Until urban liberals understand the roots of this seeming contradiction, until they begin to actively grapple with how they’re perceived by rural moderates, this voting pattern will not change—and progressives will always struggle to hold on to power for any extended period of time.

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