Category Archives: Politics of Resentment

They Get Bitter

There were the good old days: Barack Obama was forced onto the defensive at the weekend over unguarded comments he made about small-town voters across the Midwest. Obama was caught in an uncharacteristic moment of loose language. Referring to working-class … Continue reading

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In the Land of Seething Resentment

Graduate school at Duke was a long time ago, the early seventies, and North Carolina seemed like such a nice place, at the time. Southerners were polite and pleasant after all, not seething with resentment after all the civil rights … Continue reading

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