Defending conservativism against charges it is an inherently racist ideology has become de rigeur among not just that sector of Republicans that has for some time sought to distinguish and distance themselves from Trump but also among more recent apostates jumping the sinking Trumpist GOP Titanic.
Democrats, religious and non-religious, believe all have an equal voice but Republicans believe if you're not Christian, you get no voice
David French says, "Surrender is not an option when the human soul hangs in the balance." How about when your soul means we lose our rights?
"I distinctly remember the first time I saw a picture of my then-seven-year-old [African-American] daughter’s face in a gas chamber..."
"Here’s the emerging reality: While the GOP can’t win without Evangelicals, it’s increasingly clear that it can’t win with them either."
It's probably safe to say that the 'Never Trump' effort to recruit a formidable third-party candidate is officially dead.
But of course, Iraq was not a just war; far from it, it was a criminal enterprise from start to finish