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“Jimmy Carter and the Ironies of American Liberalism”

by Leo P. Ribuffo

In the seven and a half years since he left the White House, Jimmy Carter has acquired a reputation as the great aberration of recent American history. To conservative Republicans, he represents the heretical view that it is no longer “morning in America,” but rather a malaise-laden Sunday night. While most liberal Democrats prefer to forget Carter entirely, neo-liberals advocate many of Carter’s ideas without mentioning Carter himself.

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