Republican vs Democrat
Bush vs Not-Bush
Right wing vs Not quite so right wing
Metropolitan vs Rural
Informed vs Ill-Informed
Written word vs TV
Intelligent vs Stupid
Educated vs Illiterate
Religious vs Secular
Rich vs Poor
East and West vs Middle and South
Moral vs Realistic
Faith based vs Reality based
Hawk vs Dove

I'm reminded of Abraham Lincoln's famous speech "A House Divided Against Itself Cannot Stand"

This is now the greatest challenge facing the USA. To unite these black and white viewpoints and achieve some synthesis. And not forgetting of course that they are all gross simplifications and reality, as always, is made of many shades of gray. Or should that be purple.

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