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Barr blasts far left for making politics a 'secular religion,' calls Dems who excuse violence 'cowards'

Added 08-09-20 07:43:02am EST - “The left has "pulled away from the umbrella of classical liberal values that have undergirded" America and made a "secular religion" out of seeking "complete political victory," Attorney General William Barr tells "Life, Liberty &…” - Foxnews.com

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The left has "pulled away from the umbrella of classical liberal values that have undergirded" America and made a "secular religion" out of seeking "complete political victory," Attorney General William Barr tells "Life, Liberty & Levin" this week.

"They're not interested in compromise," Barr told host Mark Levin. "They're not interested in [a] dialectic exchange of views. They're interested in total victory ... It's a substitute for religion.

"They view their political opponents as evil because we stand in the way of their progressive utopia that they're trying to reach, and that's what gives the intensity to the partisan feelings that people feel today, because for them, this pilgrimage we're all on is a political pilgrimage. Everything is reduced to politics for people who don't have that perspective."

Barr also reflected on last month's contentious appearance before the House Judiciary Committee, which Levin said was characterized by "absolutely disrespectful" treatment of the attorney general.

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