Secular Democrats Are the New Normal

Instead of invoking God, O’Rourke and most other Democratic contenders identify religion as a source of division

Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) speaks to a group of supporters at Scholz Garten on April 1, 2017 in Austin, Texas. Photo: Drew Anthony Smith/Getty Images

By Peter Beinart

Were a Democrat from the Clinton, Bush, or Obama eras to watch the presidential-announcement that Beto O’Rourke released on Thursday, they would likely be struck by…

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