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In 2016, Donald Trump, running alongside a Catholic turned Evangelical in Mike Pence, scooped up a majority of the Catholic vote. Hillary Clinton had added to her ticket nominally Catholic Tim Kaine, but that didn’t stop white Catholics from gravitating to Trump. Presumed opponent Joe Biden faces a similar problem. Trump remains popular with Mass-going white Catholics, who not only appreciate his strong stances in favor of religious freedom and a pro-life judiciary but also

One of my favorite authors is the late British journalist, intellectual, and cultural critic Malcolm Muggeridge. I was reminded of Muggeridge as I followed competing Iranian protest reports on Twitter a few weeks ago. One narrative claiming that it was much ado about nothing or that it was Trump’s fault; the other, the factual, that it was a spontaneous revolt of a segment of the Iranian population against a brutal, lying regime. Each narrative claimed