Chronicles Magazine July 1996

  • Perspective

    Virtual Democracy

    Dittoheads were depressed at the end of April, when Rush Limbaugh announced his "trial separation from the Republican Party." As in so many divorce cases, the charge was infidelity: the GOP had caved in on the minimum wage.

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  • Correspondence

    I.D. Cards for Men

    "I don't want to have to carry a handbag all the time" was the way an aggressive British opponent of the compulsory carrying of identity cards (as proposed by several members of the British government) yelled it to me recently.

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