Thursday Opinion

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Dec. 21, 2017

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Opinion in Brief

Victor Davis Hanson: “What are the lessons for the nation from … 21st-century California? Fix premodern problems before dreaming about postmodern solutions. Loudly virtue-signaling about addressing misdemeanors does not excuse quietly ignoring felonies. Learn how an entire culture is fed, housed and fueled before faulting those who address such needs. Adopt a little humility in admitting that most of the state is an artificial construct of affluent millions living in a delicate ecosystem where nature never intended them to cluster — impossible without constant multibillion-dollar investments in water, agriculture, housing and transportation. Remember that voting progressively in the abstract does not automatically translate into living progressively in the concrete.”

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