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You can't compromise with culture warriors

You can't compromise with culture warriors

I loved reading the "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" books to my daughter. The somewhat Aesopian theme is that if you give the mouse what it wants — a cookie — it will just want more: a glass of milk, a straw, etc. The story came to mind as June came to a close, when one week began with many vowing to inter the Confederate flag and ended with the Supreme Court mandating that there is a constitutional right to same-sex marriage. As far as culture war victories go, the flag news was big, but the marriage ruling was tantamount to VE Day. It might be too much to think that progressive activists and intellectuals would demobilize after such a "Mission...

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