By Diane Silver
It's beginning to seem more and more like the nation has been sold yet another Big Lie. There's more evidence every day that we're not as conservative as, ah, conservative commentators like to claim.
Recent evidence shows that both the youth of America and the country as a whole lean far more to the left than many believe.
Here's today's New York Times poll on the attitudes of those 17 to 29.
Leonard Pitts writes about another recent study pointing to the idea that the entire nation is getting quietly more liberal.