Tuesday, January 12, 2016

A Little Night Music

Forty-five years ago tonight, a new sitcom debuted on CBS.  It barely registered in the ratings until the summer re-runs, but soon it became the number 1 show and Archie Bunker became the archetype of a reactionary right-wing bigot.  Nobody ever thought anyone like him could be taken seriously as a politician, least of all a presidential candidate.  Those were the days.