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Why MAGA elites are facing a fresh set of disasters

By Greg Sargent

07 Jul 2023 · 4 min read

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  1. There is a growing divide in the world of right-wing lawyers, with traditional conservative legal causes succeeding, while those championed by the GOP's MAGA wing are facing setbacks, the author argues.

In the elite world of right-wing lawyers, an intriguing split-screen effect has taken hold. On one side, longtime conservative legal causes are prevailing, most recently with the Supreme Court invalidating affirmative action programs and upholding the right of some businesses to deny service to LGBTQ+ couples.

But on the other screen, the legal causes championed by elites associated with the GOP's MAGA wing are facing a string of disastrous setbacks.

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