Douthat: Liberal Gloating Misses Societal Decline

Ross Douthat has a thought-provoking column in the New York Times. He notes that liberals are engaged in the time-honored practice of post-electoral gloating. He points out that their smug pleasure about how they’ve “won the future” might be misguided:

Maybe it’s too soon to pierce this cloud of postelection smugness. But in the spirit of friendly correction — or…

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