He is right.
Here is a taste of his piece:
Trump is popular because he is giving voice to anxieties deeply held in the heartland, not least the anxiety that “they” are taking away “our” country. In North Carolina, for example, 40% of Republican voters in a recent
Protestants attempted to banish both Catholics and
So today’s Islam wars are not an aberration. They are the norm. Culture wars are a recurring feature in U.S. history — episodes in the story of a not-so-indivisible nation forever at war with itself.
Read the rest here. Prothero blames culture wars on conservatives. I wonder if any of our readers might take issue with that statement.