The Granite Shifts

Cohn, Jonathan
February 2000
New Republic;02/07/2000, Vol. 222 Issue 6, p23
Discusses the prevailing political, social, and economic conditions in New Hampshire (NH). Influence of the small, conservative daily Manchester newspaper "The Union Leader" on political views; History of NH's hostility to central authority; Prediction that Senator John McCain will win the NH primary due to his proposal for a modest tax cut; Argument pertaining to the taxation policy of NH government; discussion about the average scores obtained by school children in Scholastic Assessment Tests; Overview of public education system in NH.


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