I think it was clearer in the original english
I’ve pointed out before that Peggy Noonan was once an “adjunct professor of journalism at New York University”. Hopefully she didn’t teach her students to write anything like this:
America is now a country–it was not always–in which people feel free to hold whatever private views on all human groups and behaviors while bowing to the moral necessity to show respect and regard for all groups that are different, in whatever ways.
As she says (twice): whatever…