November 26, 2006

Plano as The New Peoria

Virginia Postrel has authored an enlightening article in the December issue of Texas Monthly addressing the perception of Plano as the bellwether for "red-state" America.

Read the whole thing (registration required - visit Virginia's site to get the special password).

Posted by JohnL at November 26, 2006 10:22 PM | TrackBack

Postrel's last sentence, in which she refers to "child centered Plano" gave me pause, since I hesitate to call myself a child-centered person (I honestly try to have a life). But then I read this story on marriage and caste in America:

It is a sobering report on what happens when there are not enough child-centered parents who are on a Mission (the author gives it a capital M) to shape children into productive citizens.

Posted by: Beth A. at December 16, 2006 06:52 AM
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