The Democratic Party has a God problem.
And over the last couple of decades, as its base became more educated, less religious and more urban, this problem has only grown.
Some of this has to do with lower church attendance in cities versus rural areas, and the Democratic Party’s increasing reliance on urban voters. Some of it is the divisiveness of social or cultural issues like abortion and gay marriage. And the divide has seemingly sapped Democrats’ ability to communicate to religious Americans.
Especially if those people of faith are white, according to Brad Chism, a longtime and respected Democratic strategist based in Mississippi.
“And that problem extends to the national media, who by and large are mostly Democrats, meaning you have these powerful forces who do not understand more than half of the people in this country,” he said.
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