Monday, August 31, 2009

An alternative history of the culture war
Joshua shows a hint of Harry Turtledovish talent: what if the Democrats hadn’t betrayed working-class RCs in the 1970s? The feminists would have flocked to the Rockefeller Republicans and the GOP would be considered the abortion party today. Given the Dems’ 20th-century track record (lefty hawks including pushing US involvement in both world wars) I’m not so sure they would have ended up a peace party but who knows?

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