On Repeal Day—the anniversary of Utah (God love those Mormons!) ratifying the 21st Amendment and ending national Prohibition, I ponder how the politics of Prohibition are just an earlier version of the current political situation. The same identity divides (rural/small-town v. urban, WASP “Americans” v. immigrants and other minorities) that led to Prohibition led to the “election” of Loser-Elect Donald Trump. American just keeps having the same damn arguments over and over again. Dig it:
Oh, and feel free to buy my new book, The Old-Time Saloon.