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Bruce Curtis

Bruce Curtis, author of William Graham Sumner , is a professor of American thought and language at Michigan State University.

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A year ago we were in the midst of a presidential campaign most memorable for charges by both sides that the opponent was not hard enough, tough enough, masculine enough. That he was, in fact, a sissy. Both sides also admitted this sort of rhetoric was deplorable. But it’s been going on since the beginning of the Republic. Read >>

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