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Monday, December 18, 2017
J.D. Vance
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Self-Pitying Pessimism Is Personally And Politically Crippling

J.D. Vance thinks that hillbilly clannishness and self-pitying pessimism are personally and politically crippling. “We can’t trust the evening news. We can’t trust our politicians. Our universities, the gateway to a better life, are rigged against us. We can’t get jobs. You can’t believe these things and participate meaningfully in society.”

January 11, 2017