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05/09/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Obama's Faith Office Full Of Conservative Culture Warriors

To promote the alleged "common ground" on "abortion reduction," Joshua DuBois, the director of President Barack Obama's Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships (OFBNP), gave a rare interview to Newsweek last week. In it, he embraced the Come Let Us Reason Together mythology that the end of the "culture wars" is nigh, if only those old battle axes on the left and right would lay down their arms. DuBois maintained, "There's a culture-war industry on both sides. ... What's helpful to the president and to us is a lot of people are weary of that. People are looking for ways out."

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