Do conservatives really want to turn back the clock?

“woman carrying child standing between two vintage cars” by Seb [ P34K ] Hamel on Unsplash

Anyone who’s ever watched American Graffiti or Happy Days knows what era modern social conservatives pine for… it’s the era of the 1950’s, pre-Vietnam, pre-Francis Gary Powers.

More recently, I was struck by the comment of a Vietnam veteran in Ken Burns’s documentary series. I’ve recently been streaming it on Netflix, and the series is amazingly balanced, thorough and…

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store