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America Is Two Countries, Not on Speaking Terms

AudiR10 Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 4:56 PM
I've had enough. STOP SENDING US "ELECTABLE" PEOPLE WE DON'T LIKE AND TELLING US THEY ARE OUR CHOICE! I am not going to hold my nose and vote for another stuffed dummy that some focus group has decided is Good For Me. THAT TRICK NEVER WORKS. Either you send me candidates I can support, or I will leave the whole thing up to you and live happily ever after without you. You Have Been Warned.

You know who won the election (or whether we face another Florida 2000), and as I write I don't.

But whether Barack Obama is re-elected to a second term or Mitt Romney is elected the 45th president, the contours of their support during this fiercely fought campaign show that we live in Two Americas.

The culturally cohesive America of the 1950s that some of us remember, usually glossing over racial segregation and the civil rights movement, is no longer with us and hasn't been for some time.

That was an America of universal media, in which everyone watched one of three...