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America Is Two Countries, Not on Speaking Terms

John4277 Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 3:07 PM
Barone: I am very disappointed with your faulty predictions in yesterday's column. I came away from a real high confidence level to a now highly depressed state after the results. How could all of you (including Rove, Morris and other pundits) been so wrong???
k1ttee Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 5:00 PM
You think Barone writes these dopey columns for you? It's for money. He'll write whatever it takes to get clicks. Get a clue.

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...