Saturday, December 09, 2006


Sad Tune of the Day

[I]n a period of broad economic stagnation, the populism of working-class Southern whites, like a record stuck in a groove, remains targeted more against cultural than economic elites —Columnist Harold Meyerson writing in "The GOP's Southern Exposure"

So far as I know Harold Meyerson remains the only socialist writer in the mainstream media.

Let me add to Meyerson's comment that the majority of the American "Left" constitutes a kind of negative image of Southern whites. Their efforts are focused on the same cultural issues, only from an opposing side. This is both a strategic and tactical mistake.

Related post
Gasp! Socialists in the press (2/2/05)


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