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America Is Two Countries, Not on Speaking Terms

Kachina27284 Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 9:57 AM
Change was once measured by the simple thought that a person could never imagine living in the world your grandparents were born into. Now, it is a person could never imagine living in the world that your parents were born into. Soon, it will be you can not imagine living in the world your older brother was born into.
MikefromDE Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 10:13 AM
Yes, change is the only Universal Constant; but it seems lack of imagination isn’t far behind.

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...