Greg — it’s not rocket science (I can’t believe I said that).
Amy Sterling Casil
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It’s going to take time to overcome 50 years of right-wing propaganda intended to develop “anti-communist” myths as part of our culture. And make no mistake, that’s what’s been done. Whether it was intentional, or simply fallout from forty years of anti-Soviet campaigns or a combination of both is immaterial that this point. Its success, however, is unquestionable; the ease with which people embraced Reagan’s “welfare queen” and continue, thirty years later, to insist on its verity is sufficient proof.

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