Vol 19|No 7|May|2023

J. McKenzie

The other (unmentioned) America

I am no Pollyanna, but while working security for various sports events and concerts recently I was startled into thinking there is another America unmentioned by the media. When you greet several thousand men, women and children filing into Coors Field to enjoy a baseball game, they bring lots of peanuts, water bottles and smiles with them but seem to leave politics behind.

Why does this harmonious other America get so little attention from the media? Why did six different magazines and newspapers turn down this brief essay?


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