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Joe Manchin Employs Evangelical-ese to Fuss Over the Entitlement Society

When Joe Manchin worry-tweeted that “Build Back Better” could turn us into an “the entitlement society,” he was employing an evangelical trope — one that many of his white, conservative, West Virginians well understand.

In white evangelicalism, everyone knows that those who depend on government handouts are likely to slip into that dreaded…

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