Russia’s Influence on Cultural Conservatives

Here’s my latest piece for The Cresset on how cultural conservatives have lost their moral bearings.

Esau Sells His Birthright / Wikipedia

“Cold War themes have returned unexpectedly with the renewal of Russian informational warfare. But unlike the Cold War, Russian propaganda today targets those on the political right. It seeks to tap into conservative skepticism of international institutions like the European Union and the United Nations, and hopes to stoke nationalist populism in ways that undermine the liberal international order. However, the most receptive soil in America for Russian propaganda may well be among Christian conservatives, who are so frustrated, even panicked, by recent losses in the culture war that they appear prepared to turn anywhere to stave the tide of liberal values.”

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