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Liberals Ancient(60s) and Modern(00s)

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The author of the magisterial Republics Ancient and Modern , Paul Rahe, has had two great pieces in Ricochet of late. Today , its a comparison of John Lindsay, late 60s/early 70s mayor of New York City, with the One. Lindsay’s is an interesting story on its own terms, and considering it . . . . Continue Reading »

Romney Missed the 60s

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I know that I seem at times obsessed with the 60s, and in trying to figure out  How they Matter to Us Now.  But in my defense, here’s down-to-earth Michael Barone , saying that the key to Mitt Romney is that the 60s did not touch his soul one bit.  There’s not an iota of . . . . Continue Reading »