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America Is Two Countries, Not on Speaking Terms

Pistol Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 2:58 AM
We are polarizing, and any fool can see it. Barry has proved himself the finest firearm salesman in history. When he was first elected, i bought a couple scarey looking rifles and some ammo. Turns out it was a shrewd investment, especially the ammo. Just on the chance i can quadruple my investment, like happened the last ban on scarey looking guns , i think i'll cruise the next gunshow for a bargain or 2.

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...