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Donald Trump Declares a Vision of Religious Nationalism

posted on February 2, 2017

The Atlantic‘s Emma Green writes that President Donald Trump delivered a message of religious nationalism on Thursday at the annual National Prayer Breakfast. She writes, “While Trump has often spoken about the need for safety and security, his comments at the prayer-breakfast offer a look at the ideological framework beneath that call. Like his Republican predecessors, he has aligned himself with a vision of America that is strong and powerful because of its piety. Against the threat of foreigners, terrorists, and corrupting ideologies, the United States will be one, beautiful nation—and in Trump’s view, that’s only possible under God.”

Read at The Atlantic