The counterrevolution is over. For 40 years the radical right
has sought to uproot and overturn the American domestic and global
order created by centrist liberals of both parties between the
1930s and the 1970s. Liberalism has survived, while the right is
not only defeated but also demoralized, dispersed and
"Should any political party attempt to abolish social security,
unemployment insurance, and eliminate labor laws and farm programs,
you would not hear of that party again in our political history.
There is a tiny splinter group, of course, that believes you can do
these things. Among them are H. L. Hunt (you possibly know his
background), a few other Texas oil millionaires, and an occasional
politician or business man from other areas. Their number
is negligible and they are stupid." --Dwight D.
Before Steph left to go back to the Bay, we got together for a nice
dinner at Paramount, a great seafood restaurant in Beacon Hill in
Boston, just off the Charles MGH station. Had some fun hanging out
in the back near the kitchen and snapping away.