Crazy-Times

1 04 2010

Yikes.

One of the things that always strikes me about these rallies is how many people show up in Colonial costume, apparently identifying the late eighteenth-century as a kind of high-water mark of participatory democracy.  Presumably, though, what is intended is an alternative-history Colonial period, in which there was no slavery and women and minorities had the franchise, and etc.

—Jason

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