Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Gay conservatives see collective identity politics as a lot of whining
David Benkoff has a piece in the Daily Caller downplaying Donald Trump’s supposed backpedaling on gay rights, all the way back to 2016, here. A lot of denial of identity politics and placing people into groups claiming systematic oppression. The Log Cabin Republicans tweeted this today.
There is something inevitable about all this: people who are individually competitive have little use for identity politics and tend to be more conservative.