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A specter is haunting the affluent societies of the West. Across the rich countries, and across the political spectrum, there is an unstated but palpable longing for a return to the 1950s.
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American fanatics tend to self-destruct. Today’s right-wing nihilists, led by Elizabeth Cheney, William Kristol and Glenn Beck, are crossing that threshold of decency.
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