For both conservatives and liberals, the 2020 election feels like a pivotal moment in the United States’ long-running culture wars. That’s understandable but mistaken. On the fundamental question of the culture war — how much Americans respect and want to preserve our core institutions — conservatives underestimate their strength. The biggest risk for the right is not that it will lose this battle. It’s that in mistaking victory for defeat, it will overreach at risk of all it has accomplished.