Arthur Powers: Potential allies

July 15, 2014 

Thank you for printing Ross Douthat’s July 8 column “ Hobby Lobby: Why liberals need to end the culture war.”

As a Catholic and a Democrat, it hurts me to see liberals attack people for holding “the official beliefs of almost every traditional body.” In doing so, they alienate people who are are potentially their greatest allies in matters such as empowering the poor, maintaining social safety nets and ensuring workers’ rights.

This splitting of progressive forces into enemy camps is not helpful to our country.

Arthur Powers


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