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America Is Two Countries, Not on Speaking Terms

MikefromDE Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 9:25 AM
Dread: No, I had something to lose, my preference in the Presidency. And he “alienated a fourth of the young woman VOTERS”, Rush contributed to our loss. Don’t back down from your own statements. You are one of the few folks here that have had the courage to speak honestly.

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...