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Re: Distinguishing Obama from Frank

Obama frames the issue somewhat differently than Frank, but I’d say that the comment was at least compatible with the thesis of What’s the Matter With Kansas? One of the reasons Frank argues that social issues work as a distraction from economic issues is that they appeal to the working class’ sense of disenfranchisement and cultural embattlement. Where populist liberals would rail against an economic elite, the populist social conservatives target a cultural elite.

On an only somewhat related note, if Obama wins the nomination — this comment could cause him very serious problems in the Pennsylvania primary — and picks anyone other than Jim Webb as his running mate, he is a damn fool.

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