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What Does The American Creed Consist Of?


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Columbo / February 13, 2016 / 3 COMMENTS


Writing in today’s Wall Street Journal, Charles Murray (W.H. Brady Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute) delivers a masterful and broad examination of the heritage of America, the more recent course it has taken, and its connection to the Trump Phenomenon’ with his article Trump’s America.


Quoting eminent political scientist Samuel Huntington, he notes that two components of America’s national identity stand out … our Anglo-Protestant heritage and the “very idea of America” which is “something unique to us.” He uses the words of historian Richard Hofstadter to further illustrate this second point … Scissors-32x32.png

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