As I listened to a woman ranting and raving on television the other day because she feels that the country is being overtaken by communists, I remembered the words my friend shared with me on a similar occasion. That time, television cameras were focused on a group of police officers in the southern United States unleashing dogs on civil rights protestors. Her comment was that she felt that we were all proceeding toward some ugly center. As the woman on television ranted on, I felt exactly the same way as my friend did all those years go. We are still proceeding toward that center.
ROSE NOLEN: Still moving to the ugly center
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