TITLE: THE END OF EQUALITY
AUTHOR: MICKEY KAUS
PUBLISHER: BASICBOOKS; 293 PAGES; $25
THE BOTTOM LINE: Let the rich get richer, says Kaus, and the poor get respect. That's a plan for the Democrats?
Utopias are supposed to be dreams of the future. But the American Utopia? Lately it's a dream that was, a twilit memory of the golden age between V-J day and OPEC, when even a blue-collar paycheck bought a place in the middle class. The promise of paradise regained has become a key to the Democratic Party pitch. Mickey Kaus, a senior editor of the New Republic, says...