For John, BLUF: I believe Mr Douthat is on to something. Nothing to see here; just move along.
Here is the sub-headline:
Their more meritocratic, diverse and secular successors rule us neither as wisely nor as well.
From The Old Gray Lady, by Opinion Columnist Ross Douthat, 5 December 2018.
A nice look back by Mr Douthat.
Hat tip to the InstaPundit.
Regards — Cliff