Corn on “Hardball”: Culture Wars Seize Political Spotlight


David Corn and Jennifer Donahue joined host Chris Matthews on MSNBC’s Hardball to discuss the recent political spates over women’s health rights and same-sex marriage. Despite predictions that the 2012 political season would be all about the economy, the discourse has returned to the familiar tropes of the culture wars.

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