When US politics wasn’t a blood sport

I just stumbled on this delightful exchange between Woody Allen and the arch conservative William Buckley. It took place in 1967 when the Vietnam war was ballooning out of control and Detroit had suffered bloody race riots. Despite the poison there could still be good humor between Democrats and Republicans. The last funny and goodnatured Republican conservative was Bob Dole. Sadly that’s ancient history.

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