After much effort, overnight success

The suddenness of the cultural revolution of the Sixties was due to the fact that the Western cultural institutions were by that stage hollow shells and one only had to push on them a bit for them to fall over.

The Social Pathologist, commenting on a 1950 letter of Whittaker Chambers, saying it was too late for “political solutions.”

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