Political action committees are not enough, says R. R. Reno in today’s column . We also need a politics of the imagination.
Yes, politics has a practical dimension. Campaigns can be run wellor poorly. Laws can be well craftedor not. Constitutional lawyers can argue more or less effectively. But all that operates within a larger imaginative universe. The future turns on god terms. Our political environment would be very different if we thrilled to discipline rather than transgression, justice rather than diversity, or to integrity rather than inclusion. Thats a difference campaign contributions, Karl Rove, and political action committees cannot achieve. It requires a politics of the imagination, one that alters our metaphysical dreams and reshapes our god terms.
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