The Uses of Division

At Whittier College, Nixon founded a club, the Orthogonians, for the uncool strivers like himself who couldn’t make it into the Franklins, the club for those born to effortless success.

Franklins against Orthogonians,

Kennedyesque liberal élites against Nixon’s Great Silent Majority ..

via George Packer on Rick Perlstein’s “The Invisible Bridge”.

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