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America Is Two Countries, Not on Speaking Terms

Jim Weber Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 7:37 AM
Losing is tough. But we will get over it. Stupidity is forever, mhaggqvist. You will never get over that. You are not even smart enough to see the train wreck headed your way. Enjoy your victory, for now.

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...