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McManus: Wielding wedge issues
McManus: Wielding wedge issues

Once upon a time in American politics, there were things called "wedge issues," and they generally terrified Democrats. They were mostly social and cultural issues: abortion, feminism, gay rights, illegal immigration and race. Conservatives wielded them to divide working-class Democrats. Wedge issues helped elect Ronald Reagan to the presidency and dozens of other Republicans to Congress. And now they aren't working anymore. Or, more precisely, they're not working for the GOP. They're helping the Democrats instead. Take immigration, long a favorite wedge wielded by Republicans to rally white voters. Last week, the downside of that strategy was on display as...

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