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America Is Two Countries, Not on Speaking Terms

Becca in TX Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 4:14 PM
cajun-The red states need to secede and set up our own government and actually USE the Constitution. Then the blue states can do what they want, but at least they'll quit controling the rest of us.

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...