In Seattle: Up from Revolution

He sits at a table in Seattle's Red Robin restaurant almost humbly, nursing a Rainier beer. The slightly graying hair is neatly combed, well trimmed and barely touching the ears. The suit is a conservative gray tweed, the tie quiet and reassuring. So are his soft-spoken musings, hard to hear over the taped jazz and folk music. "America is in good shape," he offers soothingly. "America is not ideologically racist. Americans are willing to give people a fair shake." He could be a small businessman decompressing amiably between a week's rash of orders...

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