Alison Garwood Jones

The citizens of Maycomb

November 7, 2012


Obama’s victory feels like the defeat of the stubborn and willful ignorance Nelle Harper Lee outlined so beautifully in To Kill A Mockingbird.

Last night, the wish to limit the lives of all kinds of minorities (blacks, gays) as well as the majority (women) was struck down in the electoral court.

That stubbornness will persist. But, for now, Scout, Jem and Calpurnia couldn’t be more pleased.




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