Today’s podcast takes up a Pew Research poll showing a majority of Americans believe things were better 50 years ago than they are now. Why would people say this about a time when America was sunk in a losing war, living under wage and price controls, and dealing with Watergate and an oil embargo? And in our new “Commentary Recommends” feature, I make the case you should read Anthony Trollope’s Phineas Finn. Give a listen.
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