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Who Is The Democratic Party?

Thomas Frank

Watch this:  In the video link below The Zero Hour with Richard “RJ” Eskow interviews Thomas Frank about his new book Listen, Liberal: Or, What Ever Happened to the Party of the People?  In the interview Eskrow mentions Frank’s thesis book (The Conquest of Cool) which depicted how “the cultural revolution of the 60’s was co-oped by Madison Avenue”. That made my ears perk up, as I remember being appalled as a recent hippie/college graduate watching as stores began selling mass produced tie dyed tee shirts. I thought “it is over”. One of the most basic symbols back to Woodstock has been turned into a tool to use against us. It was as if the infiltration was complete or maybe we simply no longer cared. We had definitely lost our focus. The discussion between Eskow and Frank takes this loss of focus forward to today. Read the rest of this entry »


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