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How Would Babbitt Have Voted?

How Would Babbitt Have Voted?

Do¬†George F. Babbitts walk among us today? Almost certainly. Do they remain conformists? Sure. Are they disproportionally¬†drawn to careers in sales? Probably. Do they vote? And, if so, for whom? I have a guess. In any case, Babbitt is on my mind thanks to J. Frank Dobie, who once observed: To an extent, any writer […]