I did mention that the U.S. has walls between rich and poor, although perhaps the wording could’ve been better. Either way, we’re on the same page there.
In all honesty, I would’ve loved to get into religious divides, but I didn’t have the room. I wanted to keep the piece under 3,000 words and it wouldn’t have been possible with a section on religious divides. But yes, your points are certainly fair.
I’ve largely given up on the Republican Party as I’ve realized it has no interest in expanding and accommodating.