About the Election

About the Election

I’m not quite as sanguine as some Dissent editors about Dukakis but when you look at the other candidate, Bush caving in to the troglodyte right and its Quayle, there isn’t any choice but Dukakis. He isn’t going to set liberal hearts on fire, he isn’t even going to use that dreadful word; but if he is elected, there will at least be an arena for political struggle
within or near his administration in which unions, blacks, women can press for necessary steps.

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