Columnist Dave Helling writes: We’ve spent the last year leading up to Election Day bitterly arguing over issues large and small, but what seems so important today may not mean as much to our children’s children. Good thing, too. Don’t we all still love the American idea? Doesn’t self-government, however imperfect, transcend the problems that divide us?
Columnist Dave Helling writes: We’ve spent the last year leading up to Election Day bitterly arguing over issues large and small, but what seems so important today may not mean as much to our children’s children. Good thing, too. Don’t we all still love the American idea? Doesn’t self-government, however imperfect, transcend the problems that divide us? File photo by KEITH MYERS The Kansas City Star
Columnist Dave Helling writes: We’ve spent the last year leading up to Election Day bitterly arguing over issues large and small, but what seems so important today may not mean as much to our children’s children. Good thing, too. Don’t we all still love the American idea? Doesn’t self-government, however imperfect, transcend the problems that divide us? File photo by KEITH MYERS The Kansas City Star

Dave Helling: The American experiment will survive our small vanities

November 03, 2014 6:00 AM

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