Monday, November 6, 2006

Liberal Town

Posted By on Mon, Nov 6, 2006 at 8:39 AM

If you've lived in Tucson for quite a while, you may not appreciate how stunningly liberal this city is. It's fantastic.

This really hit me at the All Souls Procession last night, where some of the most impressive (and in retrospect, most depressing) displays had a lefty tinge. The ones that pointed out the number of dead in Iraq—both American troops and Iraqi civilians (whatever the number is; while people may have really stupid arguments over how high that toll is, we can all agree it's tragically high, can't we?)—for example, were sobering.

I've lived in towns where displays like that, as straightforward and factual as they are, would have been soundly booed, or worse. Thank goodness for Tucson, Arizona.

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