The End of WASP-Dominated Politics

At NPR, Allan Greenblatt writes about the historical significance of the 2012 presidential race in which neither political party has a “WASP” on the ticket. According to Greenblatt, this is especially notable for the GOP. “Just looking at Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, you might not think of them as cultural pioneers,” writes Greenblatt. “But the Republicans make up the first presidential ticket in history not to feature a Protestant.”

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