It’s Roseanne’s America, Not Trump’s

The Catholic novelist Flannery O’Connor famously advised her coreligionists to push back against the age as hard as it pushes against you. “What people don’t realize is how much religion costs,” she wrote. The same could be said of civil society. It is precious, delicate, rare. It requires diligent cultivation.

All the more remarkable is that O’Connor may have found in Roseanne Barr an unlikely ally for her countercultural spirit. The irony is rich—it is…

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