I’ve seen a number of stories and comments over the last couple days suggesting that our society and politics is more polarized today than at any time in recent memory or perhaps even at any time in American history. But while these are pretty curdled times we’re living in, that seems like a dramatic overstatement. The late 1960s come to mind as a real contender in the polarization department. But I do not know that you need to go back that far. I would just look back to the early and middle 1990s. Apropos of that, I was just looking up the 1993 movie Falling Down, which seemed to prefigure what was coming down the pike politically in 1994.