…ucks,” and authenticate Trump’s solidarity with the GOP’s perennially betrayed nativist contingent. The wall is meant to serve as a monument to red America’s triumph in one front of the culture wars. As such, the wall can never be realized through a grand, bipartisan bargain.
New York Magazine
A metaphor really…the physical embodiment of “hate all others, keep them out.” Symbolic for sure, but highly impractical. Because it would be hugely ineffectual at doing any of the things Trump claims it would do, as this article specifies, in great detail.