The Cooling Of America: Middle America Is Not Back Where It Started

The peace rally last week in front of the White House gates was a thin shadow of those massive war marches that used to fill this city. A few hundred pathetic kids and their faded gurus broke some windows and shouted their slogans and then dissolved into the chill dusk. Fifty yards away, the secretaries of Henry Kissinger, the President's National Security Assistant, watched the scraggly crowd for a few minutes, then turned back to their work on the progress reports and the briefing papers about the...

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