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Re 'The Fifty Most Influential Progressives of the Twentieth Century'

Arbitrary and silly

The fifty most "progressive"Americans in the twentieth century? A parlor game for wasting time. Anyone can make a list that would look different. Mr. Dreier's is inconclusive to the point of silliness: Lyndon B. Johnson, for one bit of legislation that has not been continued or "'updated." Really? Wny not Nixon or Kissinger for "ending" the Vietnam War? Besides, any list that excludes Paul Goodman or Noam Chomsky is rubbish.

Christen Thomsen


Sep 24 2010 - 5:58am