Todd Gitlin on the difference between the right and the left

 

 

 

 

“I’ve always thought the difference between the right and the left is that they believe in power, while we’re ambivalent about it.  It’s the difference between the Tea Party and the Occupy movements.”

–Todd Gitlin (born 1943) is an American sociologist, political writer, novelist, and cultural commentator. He has written widely on the mass media, politics, intellectual life and the arts, for both popular and scholarly publications. Wikipedia

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