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The election and Sixties déjà vu

Has anybody else noticed that it’s the 1960s again? The election show Americans are increasingly comfortable placing power in the hands of people whose views and lifestyles were shaped by that earlier time – when sexual mores, the benefits of good government, and free cultural expression were at the center of many Americans’ everyday lives. You don’t have to figuratively cut your hair to get elected. Nor do you have to pretend that you think all political wisdom resides in the world view of Ronald Reagan. Is America at last ready to let its freak flag fly? Continue reading

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